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)