Monday Top of the Scroll: Irrigation districts agree to send water from New Melones south to drought-stricken farmers
As much as 100,000 acre-feet of water — enough to meet the annual demand of more than 40,000 Tuolumne County residents for at least five years — that’s currently stored in New Melones Reservoir could soon be sent south to aid drought-stricken farmers under an agreement between the Oakdale and South San Joaquin irrigation districts.
- Modesto Bee: OID And SSJID Revive Water Sale To West Side Farmers After Rechecking Conditions
- Manteca/Ripon Bulletin: Bureau Water Releases Out Of New Melones Worry SSJID
- Turlock Journal: Drought planning leaves Don Pedro with 27% of full capacity
- KGET 17: Rep. David Valadao introduces emergency drought relief legislation