Water supplies may drop for Calif. cities, farms
By Garance Burke
6:39 p.m. November 14, 2008
FRESNO "“ California fish/wildlife managers approved new rules that could severely restrict pumping from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to protect a native fish, triggering protests from farmers and cities reeling already from water shortages.
"Clearly as a society we haven't erred on the side of the fish in the past; we've erred on the side of the water supply," said Commissioner Michael Sutton. "We have to come down on the side of the fish."