Tom Birmingham

General Manager, Westlands Water District

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General Manager of the Westlands Water District, which is responsible for providing water to more than 600,000 acres of farmland in western Fresno and Kings counties

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Cutbacks in urban water use, penalties for agricultural diversions, new dams and, possibly, a Peripheral Canal around the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

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Cutbacks in urban water use, penalties for agricultural diversions, new dams and, possibly, a Peripheral Canal around the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

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