Cuyama Valley Residents Fight for Water Rights

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22 September, 2023

In the Cuyama Valley, Grimmway and Bolthouse Farms have sued landowners for their right to groundwater. As a result, a “Save the Cuyama Basin” movement sprouted up in the valley, and locals are being encouraged to boycott carrots produced by the two farms. KCSB’s Siddarth Chattoraj spoke with Supervisor Das Williams and three Cuyama Valley residents about the lawsuit and the fight for water rights has had on the local community.