Daniel Errotabere, a farmer on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley, reaches for an irrigation valve on his farm, in 2007. The federal Bureau of Reclamation has promised west side farmers they’ll get at least 65 percent of their water allocation this year. Farmers had hoped this winter’s drought-busting rains would merit 100 percent allocation.
Daniel Errotabere, a farmer on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley, reaches for an irrigation valve on his farm, in 2007. The federal Bureau of Reclamation has promised west side farmers they’ll get at least 65 percent of their water allocation this year. Farmers had hoped this winter’s drought-busting rains would merit 100 percent allocation. Bryan Patrick Sacramento Bee File Photo
Daniel Errotabere, a farmer on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley, reaches for an irrigation valve on his farm, in 2007. The federal Bureau of Reclamation has promised west side farmers they’ll get at least 65 percent of their water allocation this year. Farmers had hoped this winter’s drought-busting rains would merit 100 percent allocation. Bryan Patrick Sacramento Bee File Photo

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West side farmers to get a 65 percent water allocation from Central Valley Project

March 22, 2017 1:22 PM

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