Regulatory fee for farmers
Farmers are now required to monitor the water they use and can either join a coalition with other growers or work directly with the Water Quality Control Board. They have until Aug. 4 to sign up with the local coalition.
Posted: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 6:00 am
Updated: 8:57 am, Wed Jul 30, 2014.
State requiring monitoring of irrigation water
Farmers who are already reeling from a lack of water to irrigate their crops this summer are being hit with an annual acreage fee to meet a mandated program to monitor water runoff from irrigated lands.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 6:00 am.
Updated: 8:57 am.