Imperial Valley farmers who invested in water conservation measures last year in anticipation of the Imperial Irrigation District’s on-farm efficiency water conservation program can breathe a sigh of relief: the Board of Directors approved the program Tuesday.

The vote was 4-1 after more than 30 minutes of spirited debate and discussion.

Staff Writer Antoine Abou-Diwan can be reached at 760-337-3454 or aabou-diwan@ivpressonline.com

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