Even as steady rains were drenching the Sacramento Valley, federal managers issued a bleak proclamation to farmers hopeful that recent rain and snow might translate into more water deliveries for their crops. Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation said reservoir levels behind Central Valley Project dams remained unusually low despite recent rains and heavy snowpack. The notice likely portends another rough year ahead.READ MORE ►
The big short?
Feds to farmers: Water reserves low despite latest rains