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Update on Tri-Valley water basin

(The following is a corrected version of an earlier story) By Deb Murphy All the parties involved in the Tri Valley water basin will be waiting two months to see if the California Water Commission accepts the recommendation to consider the groundwater from Chalfant to Benton valleys a sub-basin of the Owens Valley basin. The […]

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State decision puts Tri-Valley water in a bind

By Deb Murphy The California Department of Water Resources rejected a multi-agency request for a basin boundary modification that would separate the Tri-Valley (Hammil, Chalfant and Benton) water basin from the Owens Valley basin. In addition, DWR identified Fish Slough as a sub-basin, the majority of which lies in the Tri-Valley area. Only dedicated water-watchers […]

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