Short-term plan would allow aqueduct to flow backward

Issue Date: May 28, 2014
By Kate Campbell

Drought has prompted Kern County irrigation districts to take bold steps to move water to farmers who need it, by running a stretch of the California Aqueduct backward. County water experts say the unusual effort will help ensure Kern County farmers north of a regional water bank can get needed irrigation water this summer.

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