NEWS: Cadiz, Biden and Californians’ Right to Water

Posted January 3rd, 2022

The California Aqueduct, which moves water from northern California to the state’s drier south, as it runs through the western Mojave Desert on April 21.

PHOTO: MARIO TAMA/GETTY IMAGES

 

I write to offer our vociferous support of your position in “Biden’s California Water Embargo” (Review & Outlook, Dec. 17), crying foul about federal efforts to obstruct a desperately needed water project. Readers should know how politics can threaten our human right to water.

The Cadiz water project will serve drought-stricken Californians by improving water access in underserved communities and creating nearly 6,000 jobs. California’s Fourth District Court of Appeal upheld six lower-court decisions validating the project, which adheres to the state’s strict environmental laws.

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Original source: https://www.latimes.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/story/2021-12-30/californians-need-better-access-to-clean-water-cadiz-can-help