Tuesday March 26, 2024

ABC 30

Water is liquid gold to Valley farmers. But getting some of it partly depends on geography.

“You’re looking at the tale of two sides of the Valley when it come to what’s going on in the water situation right now. For those east side districts that rely upon that water from the Sierra above us, from the San Joaquin River watershed, Kings River, those are below average but still looking to be a decent year because of the carryover from last year,” said Fresno County Farm Bureau CEO Ryan Jacobsen.

The west side, on the other hand, could be doing better.

“They are looking pretty dismal as far as what the current allocation is. It was updated to 35% last week, we would expect it to be much better, given the circumstances,” said Jacobsen.

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