California braces for another dry year in 2014
The repercussions could ripple across the state, from diminished agricultural yields to reduced reservoirs to increased risk of wildfires to heightened conflict over precious and dwindling groundwater. A meeting today jointly administered by the State Board of Food and Agriculture and the California Water Commission will examine the potential implications.
Expected speakers include Mark Cowin of the Department of Water Resources, Randy Record of the Association of California Water Agencies, Mike Wade of the California Farm Water Coalition, Karla Nemeth of the California Natural Resources Agency, and Victoria Whitney of the State Water Resources Control Board. Starting at 10 a.m. at the Department of Food and Agriculture building on N Street.