The State Water Resource Control Board will issue reports that make clear that senior water rights holders in the Sacramento River Valley must give up some what they have seen as their water for the benefit of the environment, which may affect San Francisco’s rights to water from Hetch Hetchy reservoir and the Tuolumne River.
The State Water Resource Control Board will issue reports that make clear that senior water rights holders in the Sacramento River Valley must give up some what they have seen as their water for the benefit of the environment, which may affect San Francisco’s rights to water from Hetch Hetchy reservoir and the Tuolumne River. John Holland Modesto Bee file
The State Water Resource Control Board will issue reports that make clear that senior water rights holders in the Sacramento River Valley must give up some what they have seen as their water for the benefit of the environment, which may affect San Francisco’s rights to water from Hetch Hetchy reservoir and the Tuolumne River. John Holland Modesto Bee file
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Facing the realities of limited water supplies

September 10, 2016 5:31 AM

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