What's holding California back from a water deal?
Original post made by Resident, Another Palo Alto neighborhood, on Oct 16, 2009
But these shackles on the Legislature aren't what's holding it back from a water deal. It's decades-old conflicts between agricultural, urban and environmental interests. There are still disputes over groundwater monitoring, water rights guarantees, who controls the delta water spigot and the size of a construction bond. Web Link
The field poll was commissioned for a sold-out daylong conference called "Getting to Reform: Avenues to Constitutional Change in California," sponsored by UC Berkeley's Institute of Governmental Studies, Stanford's Bill Lane Center for the American West and Sacramento State's Center for California Studies.