The San Luis Drain?

State water officials and farmers are joining forces behind a controversial agricultural plan to move wastewater from San Joaquin Valley to the San Francisco delta.

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July 7, 2000, 12:00 PM PDT

By Laura Kraft


Despite an earlier federal announcement that the plan was dead, the proposal includes components of the "San Luis Drain", a system that would ship waste water from the western side of the San Joaquin Valley to the edge of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. Constuction of the concrete-coated drain was halted several years ago by Bay Area environmentalists.

Thanks to Laura Krafft

Friday, July 7, 2000 in San Jose Mercury News

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