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Feds Release Interim Plan to Address State Water Crisis

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A good portion of the our water here in Southern California comes from Bay-Delta, where water distribution has been stifled by a court ruling to protect ecosystem. Add to that the drought and water has been a bit of an issue these days. Today, a group of federal agencies released an interim action plan to do their "part to address the urgent need to provide reliable water supplies for 25 million Californians, while also protecting the Bay-Delta ecosystem," as Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar put it. In part, the plan should leave us with better coordination and smarter and more efficient use of water management. The full plan can be downloaded here (.pdf).