A U.S. district judge has denied the Friant Water Authority’s (FWA) request for a temporary restraining order in the fight to stop Millerton Lake water from being diverted to growers on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley. Last week, FWA asked for the temporary restraining order to protect a critical source of water for farmers in the eastern side of the San Joaquin Valley. Typically, Millerton water is conveyed down the Friant-Kern Canal to users, including cities and growers, ...

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