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Water wars head upstream as state considers cutbacks for senior Central Valley irrigation districts

Published: 
Tue, 07/24/2018 - 6:36pm

More than two decades after Los Angeles was forced to cut water diversions to protect California’s natural resources, the state is poised to impose similar restrictions on San Francisco and some of the Central Valley’s oldest irrigation districts.

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SF Bay ecosystem collapsing as rivers diverted, scientists report

Published: 
Wed, 10/12/2016 (All day)

WASHINGTON — Evidence of what scientists are calling the planet’s Sixth Mass Extinction is appearing in San Francisco Bay and its estuary, the largest on the Pacific Coast of North and South America, according to a major new study.