South-of-Delta CVP Allocation Announcement
Many contractors in the CVP are scratching their heads at the latest USBR allocation announcement for South-of-Delta deliveries that was finally released late in the farm planning season.
In the wettest year on record, with approximately 200% of average precipitation, a lot of people are asking questions-
Why is the allocation only 65%?
Why did the announcement come so late?
If this is a record-breaking water year, what will normal years look like?
How can the system be so broken?
Read the responses from some of those impacted:
San Luis and Delta Mendota Water Authority
Watch a television interview with a farmer on the topic.