Kern River Status Update
The District has issued it’s proration allocations for the summer of 2021. A copy of the proration letters that went out can be found on our website here.
The District will be holding two grower meetings. The first will be for Eastside Canal growers. That meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 28 at 10:00 at Kent Stendrup’s shop. For directions please call Dispatch at (661) 834-4653.
The second meeting will be for all Farmers, Stine, and Buena Vista service areas to discuss the start date for those systems. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 5 at 8:30 AM in the KDWD Boardroom. This meeting will also be available via GoToMeeting. Please contact Perry Hyatt at Perry@KernDelta.org to receive the GoToMeeting information.
Last week the Department of Water Resources updated their April Bulletin 120 (B-120) forecast for the April through July runoff of the Kern River. This forecast came in at 17% of average.