Commentary: There’s a better way Sustainable solutions, not tunnels, are need for Delta

The BDCP is not the answer; the real issue is California’s water is oversubscribed, says San Joaquin County Supervisor Ken Vogel: ” … There are a number of things that we should be considering in place of the BDCP.  What if we reactivate historical floodplains to lessen flood peaks, enhance wildlife habitat, and replenish depleted groundwater basins? What if we build new reservoirs to increase flood control and water storage potentials? What if we recycled or desalted as much water as possible?  As communities throughout California struggle to find reliable water supplies, sustainability must be a priority to ensure California’s prosperity. Rather than reallocating water shortages, we should examine ways to sustainably create new water locally and regionally. … “

Read the full commentary at the Stockton Record here: There’s a better way