Hazen, farms left high and dry by canal closure

Outlet: Reno Gazette-Journal

April 3, 2011

In the desert, water is an answered prayer. As the Truckee Canal remains dry since November, farmers in Churchill County worry that this spring’s crops will fail. Other growers say their livelihoods will be destroyed forever. Also, no water flows in the 100-year-old domestic water system for the tiny community of Hazen…

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