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Western Water Deal Reached

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The long sought after deal to share Colorado River water between California and six western states is finally a reality. A divided southeastern California water district board agrees to ship billions of gallons of water to San Diego in exchange for billions of dollars. It's the largest farm-to-city water transfer in the nation's history. Erik Anderson of member station KPBS reports.

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