It’s a dry year. There was barely four inches of rain from January to June. It’s also the second year that the San Joaquin Water Conservation District has no water to sell, despite its written promise of 20,000 acre-feet of water each year. That leaves the district with virtually no way to bring in money.
Many growers have no choice but to pump their own water out of the ground for irrigation.
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