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Economic Impact

A new report commissioned by the Westlands Water District, the largest agricultural water district in the nation, confirms that water supply restrictions are reducing farm production and impacting communities dependent on agriculture. “The Central Valley Project is broken, and the management of state water resources is putting pressure on the region,” said Johnny Amaral, Deputy General Manager for the Westlands Water District.

The Economic Impact of Westlands Water District
By Dr. Michael A. Shires

Economic Impact Infographic

October 12, 2016 – Fresno Bee
Westland’s farmers major contributors to Valley economy, report says

Mayor Sylvia Chavez video testimony