Central Valley Project 2018: Biggest Water Load Captured for Years

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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 16 October 2017



Biggest Water Load Captured for Years

Central Valley Project begins 2018 water year with 145% of Average

Central Valley Project begins 2018 water year with 8.9 million acre-feet of storage,
US Bureau of Reclamation’s Central Valley Project, October 12, 2017.

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