Water Commission Releases Next Round of Scores for Water Storage Projects

From mavensnotebook.com. Picture courtesy of Jennifer Bale. The scores released today will be combined with public benefit scores, which build on public benefit ratios  determined earlier this month, to create a final score on each project’s overall expected return on investment. The Commission will then use this final score to conditionally award nearly $2.7 billion in funding to help expand the state’s water storage capacity. The eight projects under consideration collectively would add 4.3 million acre-feet of water storage capacity to California via diverse projects scattered throughout the state. (more) 

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Photo portrait of Yiguo Liang, CVFPB Operations Branch ChiefMeet Yiguo Liang, our new Operations Branch Chief. Yiguo comes to us from DWR’s Division of Flood Management where he worked as the Chief of the Hydrology and Hydraulic Section leading the technical evaluations in support of the 2017 CVFPP Update. Prior to that, also at the Division of Flood Management, Yiguo led the Central Valley Floodplain Evaluation and Delineations Program. Yiguo has over 17 years of experience working in the water resource industry and spent years working for the China Meteorological Administration in Beijing, China. Welcome, Yiguo!