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Uproar in Modesto over water sale to San Francisco

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Scarcely any attention to it here, but in Modesto there’s uproar over a plan by the Modesto Irrigation District to sell San Francisco some of its water at a high premium. Local farmers, environmentalists, and now politicians are screaming bloody murder. Last night the irrigation district announced it’s delaying a vote on the deal until July 24. Modesto Bee
Add: Just how badly does San Francisco want Modesto water? Enough to offer $700 per acre-foot, compared to the $9.83 per acre-foot that farmers pay for basic allotments.
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