THIS JUST IN … California shifts water from farms, cities to fish. But a Jerry Brown compromise plan isn’t dead
“Despite an epic last-minute compromise brokered by Gov. Jerry Brown, state water regulators voted Wednesday to reallocate billions of gallons of San Joaquin River water from farms and cities to revive struggling fish populations.
After hours of testimony, the State Water Resources Control board voted to deliver hundreds of thousands of acre-feet of water from the San Joaquin watershed to salmon, steelhead and other species that ply the fragile Delta. The vote will eventually take water from Valley farmers, who have blasted the plan as a “water grab,” as well as cities such as Modesto and San Francisco. … ”
Read more from the Sacramento Bee here: California shifts water from farms, cities to fish. But a Jerry Brown compromise plan isn’t dead
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