Spending to Conserve Water on California Farms Will Not Increase Supply

Outlet: Circle of Blue

February 28, 2014

A $US 687-million state drought-relief package approved yesterday in California, & a related federal aid program that President Barack Obama announced earlier this month, provide $US 35 million for California farmers to seal leaky pipes, line earthen canals with concrete, & invest in irrigation systems that deliver water more precisely to crops during the deepest drought in the Golden State’s history.