“No region in California has been impacted more by our state’s broken water system than the Central Valley. … Fortunately, Gov. Jerry Brown’s Bay Delta Conservation Plan and the 2014 Water Bond provide immediate and viable solutions to keep the breadbasket to the world going and growing.”
“Water is the lifeblood of our Central Valley, and whoever wins this election will be representing over 900,000 people in Kern, Kings, Fresno and Tulare counties on this vital issue. The economy in our Valley is driven by agriculture and that means we must have water.”
“Satellites peering down on California’s great Central Valley have discovered evidence that the nation’s prime food source is fast losing precious reserves of water from the valley’s underground aquifers.”
“Lanare [west of Fresno], like scores of other impoverished California communities where the water is unsafe to drink, could be eligible for a share of hundreds of millions of dollars in federal and state funds to improve drinking water tainted by agricultural use and naturally occurring contaminants.
Thanks to the refusal of politicians to fix their unbalanced environmental and abusive water reform laws, California’s urban residents and farms contracted to receive state water have again paid for 100 percent of their contracted water while this year only receiving 35 percent.