Water & Drought

Water & Drought

Shasta water release plan has no cutbacks to farmers – for now

After weeks of uncertainty and pressure from members of Congress, federal officials on Wednesday announced a plan for managing water releases from California’s largest reservoir this summer in a manner that will not involve cutbacks in farm water deliveries – at least if all goes as hoped. The good news for farmers may not bode well for endangered fish.

California officials visit pot farms to identify water usage issues

California regulators are undertaking an unique experiment to govern water use for marijuana growers. The Sacramento Bee joined state officials as they visited sites with growers’ approval to issue instructions on water conservation and issue viol
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