Funds for drought relief available

Staff Writer

The State Water Resources Control Board announced this week that it approved guidelines for $19 million in funding to help public agencies, community water systems, not-for-profit organizations and tribal governments meet emergency drinking water needs.
On March 27, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed a $1 billion emergency drought legislation package, including Assembly bills 91 and 92, which took effect immediately, allowing the State Water Board to act.
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