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Tracy Farmers File Suit To Suspend Water Resources Control Board Order

Source: California Department of Water Resources

Drought conditions in crop field near Woodland, Calif.

Source: California Department of Water Resources

(AP) - A group of California farmers say they face financial ruin under orders to stop pumping river water to irrigate their crops this summer. The Banta-Carbona Irrigation District in Tracy filed a lawsuit on Thursday asking a judge to suspend the order issued by the state Water Resources Control Board.

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