“For years, water has been a hot topic of debate for many throughout Kern County and the Central Valley. Farmers, in particular, have been engaged in a battle over their water usage for seemingly forever. That’s one reason why one local water district is trying a new approach.
“A water market, in essence, that allowed users or landowners within our district to manage the resource more effectively,” Eric Averett, of the Rosedale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District, said. … ”
Read more from Bakersfield Now here: Rosedale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District launching new pilot program