Calif farmers plan $11.7M water sale to SoCal

Outlet: Denver Post

November 10, 2010

Hanford, Calif.—Two farmers in central California’s parched western valley are proposing to sell much of the irrigation water they get from the state to urban developers in Southern California.
The proposed $11.7 million deal would transfer 1,998 acre-feet of water from two Kings County growers’ land to Tejon Ranch Co. The company is planning a sprawling urban development along Interstate 5, south of Bakersfield…

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