Canal modernization in Central California Irrigation District - case study
Central California Irrigation District (CCID) provides water from the Mendota Dam northward approximately 110 miles, through and to its service area of approximately 120,000 irrigated acres. CCID enjoys a substantial advantage of having some of the most senior water rights in California, but is simultaneously challenged by serious (and increasing) water quality restrictions for its return flows into the San Joaquin River. Recent California law recognizes water transfer as a reasonable and beneficial use of water. Therefore, CCID has begun an aggressive program to modernize its canal system with ...
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