The loopy tree huggers are at it again. 

By Dr. Fred, Instigator News

Poor Richard’s News is reporting that the people in control of California’s water polices have decided that 175,000 human beings aren’t even worth six fish. As the article points out, we’re not talking about six species of fish here. We are talking about SIX fish in total.

Essentially, here is what is happening.

“National Marine Fisheries Services (NMFS) only expects 29 out-migrating steelhead a year and that their plan was to release 30,000 acre feet by the end of April to help them reach the Delta.”

The problem appears to be that six Steelhead were a bit slow to migrate down to the Delta. In order to help out, so the Bureau of Reclamation ordered South San Joaquin Irrigation District and Oakdale Irrigation District to release some 15,000 acre feet of water to help these six Steelhead make it to the ocean.

What this means is that the amount of water being released into the ocean because of SIX steelhead fish could have provided water for 174,301 PEOPLE for ONE year. If that 15,000 foot acre amount is added to the previous 30,000 feet acres of water released, that total amount of water would service the combined populations of the following cities:

  • Stockton
  • Lathrop
  • Ripon
  • Escalon
  • Tracy
  • Santa Barbara

That’s about 5 BILLION gallons of water!

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