From the Porterville Record – There have been all kinds of efforts and money allocated to trying to solve California’s water woes. Now an organization states it has the solution — the 2 percent solution.
In what it’s calling the 2 percent solution More Water Now is working to place an initiative on the November 2022 ballot that would require 2 percent of the state budget to be allocated to the state’s water resources. If placed on the ballot and approved the water abundance ballot initiative would set aside 2 percent of the state budget to water. More Water Now states its initiative is another bond and wouldn’t raise taxes. It would instead set aside 2 percent of the state budget toward water needs, allocating about $4 billion a year to finance water projects. (more)