Farmer: Water apportionment plan unfair

Outlet: Imperial Valley Press

November 19, 2013

Farmers continue to speak out against the Imperial Irrigation District’s recently adopted water apportionment plan. “The 2014 (equitable distribution plan) based on 50 percent history and 50 percent straight line will discriminate against those growers that have installed water conservation measures and have been conserving water,” said El Centro farmer Paula McConnell Pangle, addressing the board Tuesday during public comments.