River rights battles in the San Joaquin Valley stuck in eddy

February 1, 2022
by Lois Henry
Major rivers in the central and southern San Joaquin Valley. Three, the Fresno, Kings and Kern rivers, are now under scrutiny by the Rights Division of the State Water Resources Control board. SOURCE: Wikipedia
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If you’re living in excited anticipation of the next batch of legal action on several San Joaquin Valley rivers now under scrutiny by the rights division of the State Water Resources Control Board, you may want to cool your jets.

That doesn’t mean absolutely nothing has been happening on the Fresno, Kings and Kern rivers. But things are moving at a, well, conservative pace.

The Kern River seems to be in the lead with one

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