CVP Growers Get 5% Boost in Irrigation Water

A wet April enabled the Bureau of Reclamation to bump irrigation deliveries to west-side Central Valley Project growers by 5% to 20% of their contracts, the federal agency said Tuesday. In addition, Friant D...
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Thanks to Storm, Fresno Rainfall Climbs to 70% of Normal

Monday's storm dropped a quarter-inch of rain on Fresno, bringing the seasonal total to 70% of normal. It's been a good comeback in precipitation for farmers and others reliant on the ag economy after a bone-dry February. Reclamation Doubles Friant Allocat...
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Extra $11M Coming for Friant-Kern Canal Repairs

Repair work on the Friant-Kern Canal is getting $11 million in new federal funding, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Tuesday. The funds are coming from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. They are in ad...
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West Side Gets 35%, Friant 100%, Salmon 100% of Water Allocation

West-side farmers in Fresno County will receive a 35% water allocation from the Central Valley Project, the Bureau of Reclamation announced Wednesday. Other districts served by the federal water project, however, will receive allocations ranging from 70% to...