Exchange Contractors April 3, 2020

The Exchange Contractors board of directors met on Friday, April 3, 2020 by teleconference. The Los Banos headquarters boardroom is way too small for social distancing. For almost 20-years the first Friday of the month meant getting up before everyone else goes to bed...

Friant Water Authority March 26, 2020

The Friant Water Authority board of directors met on Thursday, March 26, 2020 by telephone. My first several attempts to call in were met with an old fashioned busy signal. I called the FWA headquarters in Lindsay to see if the number posted on the website was...

Buena Vista Water Storage District March 18, 2020

The Buena Vista Water Storage District held its board of directors meeting on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at its Buttonwillow headquarters but with a phone-in twist. This is the first BVSWD meeting I’ve attended by teleconference. Chairman John Vidovich called it at...

Semitropic Water Storage District March 11, 2020

The Semitropic Water Storage District board of directors held its Wednesday, March 11, 2020 meeting at its Wasco headquarters. We are surely in the age of the fist bump. I received a message this morning from San Luis Delta Mendota Water Authority that there was...

Tulare Irrigation District March 10, 2020

The Tulare Irrigation District held its board of directors meeting at its Tulare headquarters on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. The TID meeting is one of the more relaxed in as much as the district has a pretty good surface supplies. And it was sprinkling outside with more...

Kern Water Bank January 7, 2020

The Kern Water Bank Authority held its board of directors meeting on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at its Bakersfield headquarters. It was cold and gray outside but the conference room was warm and friendly. General Manger Jon Parker had a video of pelicans swimming around...

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Kings River East GSA November 21, 2019

The Kings River East Groundwater Sustainability Agency held Thursday, November 21, 2019 at the Dinuba City Hall. Chairman and Fresno County Supervisor Buddy Mendez called the meeting to order at 2:00pm. We started with saluting our great nation’s flag and found out...

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Westlands Water District November 19, 2019

The Westlands Water District held its board of directors meeting at its Fresno headquarters on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. Chairman Don Peracchi called the meeting to order at 1:00pm. After the usual housekeeping WWD General Manager Tom Birmingham’s report was first....

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East Kaweah GSA Board October 28, 2019

The East Kaweah Groundwater Sustainability Agency held its board of directors meeting in Exeter on Monday, October 28, 2019. The board met in the upstairs room of the Exeter Museum. I think this used to be a jail; for sure it’s had a seismic retrofit. Chairman Joe...

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North Kings GSA October 24, 2019

The North Kings Groundwater Sustainability Agency held its board of directors meeting at Fresno Irrigation District headquarters in Fresno on Thursday, October 24, 2019. Before we get to the meeting report I have a question for you. Have you noticed truck drivers on...

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Westlands Water District October 15, 2019

The Westlands Water District held its board of directors meeting on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at its Fresno headquarters. Chairman Don Peracchi opened the meeting at 1:00pm. He gets right down to business and there were no corrections or additions to the agenda, the...

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