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Recent California Water News


Toxic solution

Mar 05, 2018

Editorial: A toxic solution to Westlands lawsuit:  The SF Chronicle writes,The arrests of five employees of a tiny Central Valley water district last month exposed a huge problem in efforts to keep toxic agricultural runoff from polluting a major California river and San Francisco Bay. That is, the purported solution — treating the toxic water on site — doesn’t work. Without effective treatment, there is no way Congress should approve an already questionable $375 million settlement between the federal government and the politically powerful Westlands Water District. … ”  Continue reading from the SF Chronicle here: Editorial: A toxic solution to Westlands lawsuit