Several Northern California water transfers are ready to go, an...

Water transfers from rice farmers along the Feather River to water users south of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta are moving forward, with State Water Contractors' approval of deals that have been in the works for several months. Full Story
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Jim Brobeck

Hayward, CA

#22 Apr 23, 2010
dbski4it wrote:
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Actually the water does belong to the farmers. That is what senior water rights are all about.
PS. I am not saying that I agree with it so don't flame me. But they do own the water.
The farmers in the San Joaquin Valley that are agitating to overide the endangered species act to get more water are JUNIOR water rights holders with access only during extraordinary wet periods. Their push to ramp up water transfer sales threatens the economy and the aquifer systems of the northern central valley.
jimmyjack

Paradise, CA

#24 Apr 24, 2010
I rest my case!

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