Gray is pointing the finger over a sizable wager loss at the powerful Department of Water Resources.
The San Joaquin Valley’s future as the agricultural heartbeat of the United States and the world faces an existential crisis, an assembled group of water policymakers and state lawmakers warned Friday.
California officials warned that supplies could be zeroed out. The actual announcement came short of that doom-and-gloom prospect.
For the second time in a single water season, California water officials are preparing to zero out water deliveries to Valley farmers, the state’s top water official said Tuesday.
Long-shot hopes of tapping the multi-billion dollar surplus for water projects in the Golden State are firmly dead-on-arrival.
The hunt for long-term drought resiliency has grown into frustration for Asm. Vince Fong (R–Bakersfield).
On the heels of a bone-dry 2021, the new year is shaping up to deliver a second dose of bad news and drought.
Things are particularly slim for farmers on the westside of the San Joaquin Valley, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation announced on Wednesday.