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Water conservation discussed

(Panel discusses On Farm Water Conservation)….It was part of the 2013 Imperial Valley Quarterly Water Forum.

It was held this week at the Barbara Worth Resort near Holtville. The Forum was presented by the Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation. The Panel discussion was titled On Farm Conservation…..Lessens Learned. Sitting on the panel were educators, researchers, farmers and Agri-business owners. The discussion was moderated by Imperial Irrigation District Division 4 Director Steve Benson. Benson said the discussion not only covered conservation measures, but also challenges that still lie ahead. Mike Wade of the California Water Coalition and Jason Peltier of the Westland Water District were guest speakers who discussed how other areas are handling water conservation issues.