Water destined for proposed tunnels comes from Sacramento River

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Coalition response…One important clarification needs to be made to Todd’s blog—the water that will be transported through the proposed tunnels is not sea water. Water diverted into the tunnels will take place in the north Delta off of the Sacramento River before it reaches the ocean. Farmers have been looking at new technology for decades and I expect they will continue to do so.

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