Madera Irrigation District makes $7 million water sale

The Madera Irrigation District recently sold about 3,200 acre-feet of water to farms outside the district for $7 million.

"This year the market is unbelievable," Thomas Greci, the district's general manager, told The Associated Press, "and this is a way to pay our bills."

Read more about recent California water sales in a special report by The Associated Press.