No river water for North San Joaquin Water Conservation District
After dry winter, East Bay Municipal Utility District doesn’t have enough in reserves to share
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An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated the most water used by the North San Joaquin Water Conservation District in a single season.
Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2012 12:00 am
Updated: 6:51 pm, Thu May 31, 2012.
Growers within the North San Joaquin Water Conservation District will be turning to groundwater pumps, since the district will not be permitted to draw from the Mokelumne River this year.
The East Bay Municipal Utility District did not have enough water stored in its reserves to allow North San Joaquin its allotment of about 20,000 acre-feet, said Gerald Schwartz, project liaison and ombudsman for EBMUD in Lodi.
Thursday, May 31, 2012 12:00 am.
Updated: 6:51 pm.