LOIS HENRY: Utility halts flows to closed hatchery | Lois Henry


Southern California Edison has stopped taking water from the North Fork of the Kern River for a state hatchery that has been closed for nearly two years, but has added a new diversion that river advocates call a “dangerous precedent”.

The move comes weeks after river advocates complained the utility was using the hatchery to carry out “random” diversions during a dangerously dry period.


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