California WaterFix In Jeopardy After "No" Vote

The board of the Wetlands Water District voted 7-1 not to join California WaterFix, the state's biggest water project in decades.
San Joaquin delta wetlands

An island on the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta in California.

California WaterFix—a $17 billion plan to build two tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta—has hit a hurdle: the state's largest irrigation district has decided not to join. “Can we afford it even if everyone participates?”asked one board member in this L.A. Times report.