Based on a snow survey conducted by the California Department of Water Resources, California already has 108 percent of its typical water supply for the entire year. In response to the findings, Western Growers, California Farm Bureau Federation and California Farm Water Coalition distributed a joint press release asking the state to use the survey data to improve water supplies for the state’s farmers and ranchers.

Jeff Janas

The final State Water Resources Control Board (Board) regional workshop on proposed rule changes to the Water Quality Control Plan and unimpaired flow proposals for the Delta was held yesterday in Sacramento. The proposal, which would increase unimpaired flows from the San Joaquin River by a minimum of 40 percent to aid salmon populations, is strongly opposed by Western Growers and the agriculture community, water managers, elected officials and local governments.

Jeff Janas

The State Water Resources Control Board (Board) will hold its final regional workshop on proposed rule changes to the Water Quality Control Plan and unimpaired flow proposals for the Delta on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, in Sacramento. The proposed changes would increase unimpaired flows from the San Joaquin River by 40 percent in order to aide salmon populations, resulting in 350,000 acre-feet of water that should be made available for beneficial uses to instead flow through the Delta to the ocean. 

Jeff Janas

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