Fallow land in Palo Verde Valley helps water the city

The Palo Verde Irrigation District, headquartered in Blythe, “has become an increasingly important factor in California’s struggle to overcome a four-year drought,” says the Los Angeles Times. More than 90 percent of landowners in the district participate in a voluntary program to idle cropland in exchange for a payment from the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California,… » Read More

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