In the state’s new Substitute Environmental Document, its water demands rose from 35 percent of “unimpaired flows” to 40 percent or even 50 percent on three Valley rivers, including the Tuolumne River, seen here near Legion Park in Modesto on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016.
In the state’s new Substitute Environmental Document, its water demands rose from 35 percent of “unimpaired flows” to 40 percent or even 50 percent on three Valley rivers, including the Tuolumne River, seen here near Legion Park in Modesto on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Andy Alfaro aalfaro@modbee.com
In the state’s new Substitute Environmental Document, its water demands rose from 35 percent of “unimpaired flows” to 40 percent or even 50 percent on three Valley rivers, including the Tuolumne River, seen here near Legion Park in Modesto on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Andy Alfaro aalfaro@modbee.com

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