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California farmers getting extra water

Published On: Apr 18 2014 07:01:00 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 29 2014 10:57:41 AM CDT

California farmers getting extra water

3 state and federal *water leaders* have announced--- california farmers will get a little more water than expected! it's to help with the state's historic drought. 3 the department of water resources is increasing water allotments from zero to 5 percent of what water districts requested... the state water project supplies water to 29 public agencies. that water irrigates nearly a million acres of farm land. ### the decision for the water increase is due recent rain and snow storms in february and march.