THIS JUST IN … California cedes water to feds in Delta deal with Trump

The Delta-Mendota Canal and the California Aqueduct in the Central Valley; Photo by DWR

From the Sacramento Bee:

“Southern Californians could lose billions of gallons of water a year to Central Valley farmers under a deal Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration has struck with water officials working for President Donald Trump.

There’s no guarantee the agreement with Trump will accomplish what Brown’s team is seeking: a lasting compromise on environmental regulations that could stave off significant water shortfalls for farms and cities across California. A powerful state agency, the State Water Resources Control Board, hasn’t yet signed off on Brown’s compromise environmental proposal. Environmental groups have called the governor’s idea woefully insufficient to save ailing fish populations. … “

Read more from the Sacramento Bee here:  California cedes water to feds in Delta deal with Trump

 

——————————————–

Sign up for daily email service and you’ll always be one of the first to know!

  • Sign up for daily emails and get all the Notebook's aggregated and original water news content delivered to your email box by 9AM. Breaking news alerts like this one, too. Sign me up!

keeping watchMaven’s Notebook
constantly watching over the world of California water

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: