Photo of an egret flying away with dinner at the Hills Ferry Barrier on the San Joaquin River near the confluence with the Merced River in 2018.

Westlands Again Is Eyeing San Joaquin River Water

Westlands Water District sent shockwaves through the Central Valley water world recently after it alerted several districts that it intends to apply for rights to flood flows on the San Joaquin River. A previous attempt by Westlands to get rights to San Joa...
Composite image of Don Peracchi, Daniel Errotabere and the Westlands Water District logo

Peracchi Steps Down, Errotabere Will Lead Westlands Board

Don Peracchi announced Tuesday that he is stepping down early as president of the Westlands Water District’s Board. His term was to end in 2022. The district's board of directors subsequently elevated Daniel Errotabere from vice president to president by un...