Ag water discounts in peril, One discount saved for two more years; another will start to disappear in 2010
Last updated 11/13/2008 at Noon
FALLBROOK — Even though one interruptible discount water rate for area farmers is slated to be gradually eliminated by water wholesaler Metropolitan Water District, beginning in 2010, another has been saved.
Fortunately for farmers, the agricultural discount offered by the San Diego County Water Authority will remain in force.
Fallbrook Public Utility District (FPUD) sources report that General Manager Keith Lewinger led the effort to save the remaining discount at the Water Authority’s October 23 board meeting, for at least another two years.
Lewinger was rewarded for his effort wit...