California’s dams and reservoirs are sitting at historic highs. Yet, the state’s bigger water issues go unaddressed with demands for more taxpayer money.
Westlands Water District is scrapping plans to study raising Shasta Dam following heavy legal resistance from California Attorney General Xavier Becerra.
Less than a day after passage, Gov. Gavin Newsom said he would veto a bill that would freeze water regulations to curb changes by the Trump administration.
Senate Bill 559, which would send $400 million to repair the canal, is being converted into a “two-year bill” giving legislators additional time to act.
Amendments to the state legislature’s marquee water bill didn’t mollify opponents. Now, signs are emerging that the bill may be punted into 2020.
Crop value and ag production is at an all-time high in Fresno County, a new report from the Fresno County Ag Commissioner said this week.