Waterboard votes to stop diversions from Delta watershed

On Tuesday the State Water Resources Control Board unanimously approved emergency regulations to stop water diversions from the Delta. The unprecedented move comes on the heals of regulators halting diversions from the Upper Russian River, warning Lake Mendocino would be empty by the end of the year. The rule is …

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State cuts off all diversions from Russian River

A bad dream many people feared came true on Monday as the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) issued curtailment orders to stop diverting water from the Russian River watershed or be fined. In a statement issued Monday, the SWRCB announced water levels in Lake Mendocino were below minimum storage …

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