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Water crisis `couldn't be worse' on Oregon-California border, map NOAA, NIDIS
Irrigators, meanwhile, reacted with disbelief as the news of a water shut-off in the canals spread. A newsletter published by the Klamath Water Users Association, which represents many of the region's farmers, blared the headline, "Worst Day in the History of the Klamath Project." Farmers reported already seeing dust storms that obscured vision for 100 yards (91 meters), and they worried about their wells running dry.

About 30 protesters showed up Thursday at the head gates of the main dam to protest the shut-off and ask the irrigation district to defy federal orders and divert the water. The Herald and News reported that they were with a group called People's Rights, a far-right organization founded by anti-government activist Ammon Bundy.

archived Sep 2020 drought
by Cat on Sat May 15th, 2021 at 02:33:51 PM EST
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San Francisco Sues State to Retain Access to Vital Water Supply
The city of San Francisco claims state regulators are singling out the city during a drought
"In the middle of an extreme drought, the state should be working with us to ensure greater drought resiliency. Instead, the state's most recent effort -- done behind closed doors -- ignores the science and could leave us with virtually no water during a drought."
by Cat on Sat May 15th, 2021 at 04:11:31 PM EST
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And please ignore that body of water to the west of San Francisco.  

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
by ATinNM on Thu Jun 3rd, 2021 at 06:10:47 PM EST
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