Wild pigs are to blame for the Sunday evening failure of a levee in the main irrigation canal of Alta Irrigation District in Fresno County, Calif. Alta Irrigation District (AID) General Manager Chris Kapheim said the breech was discovered about 6 p.m. Sunday. Emergency shut-off procedures were quickly implemented, but not before a considerable amount of water flowed across a nearby vineyard and a citrus grove. Kapheim would not speculate how much water was lost from the ...
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