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July 22, 2015 | Feature

The California Drought

Who gets the water and who's hung out to dry? The historic drought has dredged up old feuds over who can lay claim to water in a thirsty state. As the powerful lobby for the agricultural industry—which currently consumes 80% of California's water supply—cries for more water to be pumped to their farms in the arid regions of the Central Valley, just who would be left high and dry?

July 14, 2017 | In the News: Tampa Bay Times

Auditors Find Millions In 'Questionable Costs' At Water District, But Will It Matter?

Tania Galloni, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: We are starting to see the effects of when you gut budgets and get rid of expertise in these institutions. Lo and behold, it makes these districts not function the way they are supposed to. Our waters statewide are in peril, and the water management districts are supposed to be the stewards of these resources but, there's no question, they're breaking down.

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