MODESTO — People wanting a ride to Wednesday's important water board hearing in Sacramento can catch an early morning bus chartered by local water agencies.
The bus departs at 7 a.m. from the Turlock Irrigation District, 333 E. Canal Dr., and will pick up other passengers by 7:30 a.m at the Modesto Irrigation District, 1231 11th St.
The State Water Resources Control Board meeting begins at 9 a.m. in the second-floor Coastal Hearing Room of the Cal-EPA Building,1001 I St., Sacramento. Bus riders can expect to return about 7:30 p.m. Call (209) 883-8374 for details.
The water districts are concerned about a proposal to help fish at the expense of crops, and water supplied to Modesto could be curtailed as well.
The hearing continues Thursday, when the districts will make formal presentations, but no bus is planned that day.