“No region in California has been impacted more by our state’s
broken water system than the Central Valley.
… Fortunately, Gov. Jerry Brown’s Bay Delta Conservation
Plan and the 2014 Water Bond provide immediate and viable
solutions to keep the breadbasket to the world going and
“Water is the lifeblood of our Central Valley, and whoever wins
this election will be representing over 900,000 people in Kern,
Kings, Fresno and Tulare counties on this vital issue. The
economy in our Valley is driven by agriculture and that means we
must have water.”
“Satellites peering down on California’s great Central Valley
have discovered evidence that the nation’s prime food source is
fast losing precious reserves of water from the valley’s
“Lanare [west of Fresno], like scores of other impoverished
California communities where the water is unsafe to drink, could
be eligible for a share of hundreds of millions of dollars in
federal and state funds to improve drinking water tainted by
agricultural use and naturally occurring contaminants.
Thanks to the refusal of politicians to fix their unbalanced
environmental and abusive water reform laws, California’s urban
residents and farms contracted to receive state water have again
paid for 100 percent of their contracted water while this year
only receiving 35 percent.