From the Los Angeles Times:
“While the world clamors for more Paso Robles wine, rural residents like Denise Smith yearn for something far more precious: local water. …
“Under growing pressure, county supervisors voted Tuesday to cap the current level of pumping from the basin, a strategy to buy time until a long-term solution can be found.
“Wine growers are backing a proposal to form a water district and acquire supplemental water from the California State Water Project to the east and Lake Nacimiento to the west.”