Joint Effort to Build Desal Facility Could Help Fight Drought

Facing a dry future, Westlands and westside towns like Avenal need each other.

Small western Fresno and Kings County towns like Coalinga, Huron and Avenal are in the same boat as Westlands Water District. They have no potable local water supply but depend on imports from Northern California.

Rainbow MWD Adds Dentro De Lomas Pump Station to Hoch Design Contract

Last year, the Rainbow Municipal Water District board approved a professional services contract with Hoch Consulting to design the Hutton and Turner pump stations. On Aug. 30, the board amended the contract to add the Dentro De Lomas Pump Station to the work.