Friant, L.A. Form Water Partnership

Groundbreaking partnership could be a model for other water districts, even though plan raises the specter of Owen's Valley takeover in the movie "Chinatown."
July 19, 2000, 9am PDT | Laura Kraft
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Fearful of a backlash, water officials on the thirsty east side of the San Joaquin Valley carefully unveiled a historic proposal Tuesday that could result in the sale of San Joaquin River water to the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.

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Published on Wednesday, July 19, 2000 in Bakersfield Californian
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