San Joaquin Farm Bureau Federation

Farm Bureau’s General Approach to Water

Farm Bureau Supports:

  • Increased surface storage
  • Protecting local water supplies and quality for the production of agricultural commodities
  • Supports water conveyance improvements via “through Delta” methods
  • An integrated approach to groundwater management
  • Local governance on water issues
  • The intertie project for the state and federal water systems
  • Regional self sufficiency concepts
  • Supports alternatives to be studied outside of existing BDCP proposals

Farm Bureau Opposes:

  • Isolated conveyance in the Delta
  • Surrendering water rights to State/Federal agencies due to habitat mitigation