Westlands http://kvpr.org en Westside Growers Will Get To Keep Last Year's Banked Water http://kvpr.org/post/westside-growers-will-get-keep-last-years-banked-water <p class="p1">Westside farmers who banked excess water last year in San Luis Reservoir anticipating a drought won't have to give it up, according to an announcement today from the US Bureau of Reclamation.&nbsp;</p><p class="p1">The farmers had faced the threat of losing that water to other farmers who hold senior water rights, such as the San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors.&nbsp;</p><p class="p1">The Bureau was facing political bipartisan political pressure against reallocating the water. But the move could leave the door open to lawsuits.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 02:43:01 +0000 Joe Moore 27855 at http://kvpr.org Westside Growers Will Get To Keep Last Year's Banked Water Central Valley Project Reservoirs Lowest Since 2009 http://kvpr.org/post/central-valley-project-reservoirs-lowest-2009 <p class="p1">Six key reservoirs of the federal Central Valley Project are at the lowest levels since 2009, when the state was officially in a drought. As Amy Quinton reports from Sacramento, some farmers are expecting zero-percent water allocations in 2014.</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 03:56:53 +0000 Amy Quinton - Capital Public Radio 24354 at http://kvpr.org Central Valley Project Reservoirs Lowest Since 2009