Assemblyman Adam Gray recently wrote a column in the Merced Sun-Star calling out the California State Water Board’s inability to act in good faith on voluntary agreements.

In part, Gray writes, “When the State Water Resources Control Board voted in December to adopt the Bay-Delta Plan, its members ignored the direction of former Governor Brown and current Governor Newsom to pursue voluntary agreements with our irrigation districts…

Dave Puglia

Western Growers directors and industry friends celebrated the achievements of Matt McInerney, WG’s senior executive vice president, during the March 2019 Board of Directors meeting. The three-day meeting concluded yesterday in Sacramento.

During the meeting, WG directors discussed state and federal legislative and regulatory priorities impacting the fresh produce industry, and received updates on the several key programs and initiatives being undertaken by WG entities.

Stephanie Metzinger

In February 2018, the State Water Board revised the Waste Discharge Requirements (Order) for the Eastern San Joaquin River Watershed. The revised Order includes a new drinking water well monitoring requirement. Beginning on January 1, 2019, East San Joaquin Water Quality Coalition (ESJWQC) members must monitor drinking water wells on their enrolled parcels for nitrates.

Gail Delihant

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