A field flooded by rainwater last month in Tranquillity stands as a symbol of west-side farmers’ frustration when they were told they were getting 65 percent allocation from the Central Valley Project. On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, managers of the federal water-control project announced that the allocation was boosted to 100 percent.
A field flooded by rainwater last month in Tranquillity stands as a symbol of west-side farmers’ frustration when they were told they were getting 65 percent allocation from the Central Valley Project. On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, managers of the federal water-control project announced that the allocation was boosted to 100 percent. SILVIA FLORES sflores@fresnobee.com
A field flooded by rainwater last month in Tranquillity stands as a symbol of west-side farmers’ frustration when they were told they were getting 65 percent allocation from the Central Valley Project. On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, managers of the federal water-control project announced that the allocation was boosted to 100 percent. SILVIA FLORES sflores@fresnobee.com

Drought busted: Bureau of Reclamation boosts water allocation to 100 percent for west-side farmers

April 11, 2017 2:19 PM