The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced Nov. 20 an initial allocation of five percent of requested deliveries to State Water Project (SWP) contractors in calendar year 2014. Mike Wade, executive director, California Farm Water Coalition, issued the following response (shortened for brevity). “Today's announcement by the Department of Water Resources should be a wake-up call to all Californians that our water supply system is broken. More than 750,000 ...

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