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    Feb 21 2014

    Farm organizations, Feinstein react to announcement of zero allocation

    Today, the Bureau of Reclamation announced the initial Central Valley Project allocations, giving no water to North of Delta and South of Delta ag contractors, 50% for CVP M&I contractors, and 40% for wildlife refuges and settlement contractors.  Here are the statements I’ve received or found so far, listed in alphabetical order.  More will be …

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    Feb 21 2014

    Reclamation announces initial 2014 Central Valley Project Water Supply Allocation: 0% for North of Delta, South of Delta ag; 50% for M&I

    From the Bureau of Reclamation: The Bureau of Reclamation today announced the initial 2014 water supply allocation for Central Valley Project agricultural contractors, municipal and industrial contractors and federal refuges. The California Department of Water Resources reports that snowpack and precipitation in the Sierra Nevada are historically low and the snow-water content statewide stands at …

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    Feb 17 2014

    Reclamation notifies San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors Authority that they will only receive 40% of their entitlement, far below their contractual 75% critical year entitlement

    The Bureau of Reclamation has notified the San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors Authority (Exchange Contractors) that due to the exceptionally dry conditions, the Exchange Contractors will only be receiving 40% (or 336,000 acre-feet) this year, far below their 75% (or 650,000 acre-feet) critical year entitlement that is specified in their contracts. The San Joaquin River …

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    Feb 01 2014

    Legislators and organizations react to news of 0% allocation for State Water Project water

    In response to the news of no State Water Project water this year unless conditions drastically improve, legislators and organizations have issued responses.  Here is a rundown, in alphabetical order: (Note: To have your organization’s response included here, please email me.  I will update this post at the end of the day with any additional …

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    Jan 31 2014

    State Water Project allocation drops to zero; seeks to preserve remaining supplies

    From the Department of Water Resources: SACRAMENTO – To protect Californians’ health and safety from more severe water shortages in the months ahead, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) today took actions to conserve the state’s precious resources. As a result, everyone – farmers, fish, and people in our cities and towns – will …

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