Central Valley water shortage may cost $175 Million in crop losses

Cutbacks in water deliveries to farmers in the Westlands Water District of the Central Valley during the peak of this year’s irrigation season are likely to cost workers and businesses in the region $84.6 million in reduced economic activity plus an estimated $33.9 million loss in farm income, according to a new study done for the San Luis Delta Mendota Water Authority.

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Between water cutoffs and ethanol production, our food supply is being "Enron-ized."

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