From the Sacramento Bee – Forecast: ‘Zero’ Water for many Central Valley Farms

  • by BPC Staff
  • on February 21, 2014

Federal officials announced Friday that the ongoing drought in California means there likely will be no water available for agricultural water customers in the Central Valley this year, including its customers in the Sacramento Valley.

The water allocation forecast by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is a routine event in early winter, based on projected snowmelt from the Sierra Nevada. But the projection announced Friday was anything but routine.

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