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San Joaquin County Agricultural Industry Has Avoided Worst of California’s Drought

San Joaquin County has avoided the worst impacts of the drought, which has cost California $1.7 billion and more than 14,000 jobs, a recent report found.

Surface water conditions in the San Joaquin Valley are less severe than during the 2012-16 drought, and are better in the north valley than in the south, the report by University of California researchers found.

State and Federal Experts Call for Water Conservation as ‘Exceptional’ Drought Continues,

San Joaquin County communities are having their woes compounded as they struggle with the effects of one historic drought while still struggling with the effects of another.

With constituents concerned about the ongoing drought and resources available, Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton, hosted a panel of state and federal experts to discuss the critical situation, its statewide effects and best water practices.