Water Agency Threatens Mokelumne River
4/2009--Friends of the River and other conservationists have worked for years to improve flows in the
The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) is proposing to expand the existing Pardee Reservoir to increase the reliability of drought year water supplies for its service area.
The issue really comes down to fear. The fear of future water shortages is being used as pretext to attack
The key word is needless. EBMUD does not need to drown more of the Moke to get the water they need. As a matter of fact, alternatives have already been laid out for the EBMUD Board (some of who support the alternatives, but some still need to be won over).
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