From – “Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke joined water leaders in the Sacramento Valley this week to help advance water supply reliability and multi-benefit water management in the region. This included a focus on the Maxwell Water Intertie described below—a project to help provide water management flexibility for the region.  The Maxwell Water Intertie will increase the efficiency and reliability of water management in the western Sacramento Valley by adding to and improving existing water infrastructure to facilitate greater flexibility in water conveyance, which would increase the drought resistance of rural communities and support the region’s agricultural economy. Importantly, the project will help serve water for multiple benefits in the Sacramento Valley, including water for the mosaic of farms, birds, fish, and recreation. … ”  Read more from the Northern California Water Association blog here:  Federal Agencies Advance Rural Water Infrastructure for Multi-Benefits in the Sacramento Valley