California Latino Water Coalition News

Good time to push for water storage

January 19, 2011

Just days into the new year, California water policy is offering an opportunity for bipartisan cooperation on an issue critical to the state. Monday, the California Latino Water Coalition arranged a gathering of public officials at Friant Dam above Fresno to dramatize the need for more surface water storage. A collection of public officials in attendance called for a larger reservoir along the San Joaquin River at Temperance Flat and reiterated their support for passage of an $11 billion state water bond in 2012 that includes $3 billion for storage. Read more ...