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The Central Valley's Water Security

Central Valley Residents Support the California WaterFix

Initial Support:

o Support
o Undecided
o Oppose

After Pro/Con:

The Plan to Fix our Aging Water Distribution System

Our Central Valley relies heavily on California’s main water distribution system, which brings water from the Sierra Nevada Mountains through a system of aging levees, canals, and pipes to our region. But key portions of this system are outdated and crumbling. Because of the problems with our aging water distribution system, water to our region has been significantly cut back in recent years – forcing farmers to plow under fields and lay off workers, and hurting our regional economy and quality of life. Additionally, experts warn that the system could collapse in an earthquake or natural disaster, cutting off water supplies for more than a year and costing our economy billions of dollars.

The plan to fix California’s aging water system, known as the California WaterFix, will address the severe vulnerabilities by upgrading our water infrastructure. This plan is critical for the Central Valley. Please learn more and join the broad coalition supporting water security.

Our Water is at Risk

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Sierra Nevada 

Millions of Central Valley homes, farms, and businesses depend on a distribution system that brings water hundreds of miles from the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Crumbling Levees & Infrastructure 

This water travels through a system of outdated dirt levees and aging infrastructure. The most vulnerable points are not built to withstand a major earthquake, despite serving heavily populated regions across the Central Valley.

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California Aqueducts

Your water travels from this system through the California Aqueduct all the way to the Central Valley distribution center, which serves Central Valley regions.

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Your Home 

A full two-thirds of California homes and businesses are served water from this aging, outdated system. Our water doesn’t have to be at risk, learn more about the plan to secure The Central Valley’s water.

We Support Water Security


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