Westlands Water District is a powerhouse for Valley farmers

Outlet: The Fresno Bee

November 7, 2009

The most powerful voices in the state’s $11 billion water talks last week might have been two water districts — one speaking for half the state’s population and the other for just 600 San Joaquin Valley farmers. The negotiations led to legislation with the promise of epic change, restoring dying fisheries, building dams and easing gridlock that has dogged water system improvement for decades…

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