June 22, 2024



Farms Along California Delta In Jeopardy Amid Fears Senior Water Rights Could Be Curtailed

Zero Hedge

By Tyler Durden –  July 30, 2021

The water crisis in California is so severe that State Water Resources Control Board has suggested it may soon approve emergency drought measures preventing landowners with pre-1914 water rights from diversions within the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta region, according to Western Farm Press

The board’s decision will be made during an Aug. 3-4 meeting. If the new measure is approved, notices throughout the expansive inland river delta and estuary in Northern California will curtail water diversions to protect dwindling supplies amid a megadrought

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