Well water is pumped into a rice field called a “check” on rice farmer Ed Sills' organic operation last year in Pleasant Grove. Some Sacramento Valley farmers are selling part of the water allocation to customers south of the Delta.
Well water is pumped into a rice field called a “check” on rice farmer Ed Sills' organic operation last year in Pleasant Grove. Some Sacramento Valley farmers are selling part of the water allocation to customers south of the Delta. Randall Benton Sacramento Bee file
Well water is pumped into a rice field called a “check” on rice farmer Ed Sills' organic operation last year in Pleasant Grove. Some Sacramento Valley farmers are selling part of the water allocation to customers south of the Delta. Randall Benton Sacramento Bee file

Despite cutbacks, Sacramento Valley ponders big water sale in drought

May 13, 2015 03:19 PM

UPDATED May 14, 2015 03:28 PM

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