Modesto storm water fills Nick Blom’s almond orchard Tuesday morning, Jan. 19, 2016. The release of water was for an Almond Board research project on whether storm runoff can be captured in key spots and seep into the aquifer during wet winters.
Modesto storm water fills Nick Blom’s almond orchard Tuesday morning, Jan. 19, 2016. The release of water was for an Almond Board research project on whether storm runoff can be captured in key spots and seep into the aquifer during wet winters. Joan Barnett Lee jlee@modbee.com
Modesto storm water fills Nick Blom’s almond orchard Tuesday morning, Jan. 19, 2016. The release of water was for an Almond Board research project on whether storm runoff can be captured in key spots and seep into the aquifer during wet winters. Joan Barnett Lee jlee@modbee.com

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