LOS ANGELES — The Imperial Irrigation District’s hopes that its participation in a drought contingency plan help the Salton Sea were dealt a blow Tuesday when the Metropolitan Water District Board of Directors voted unanimously in approve a plan that would allow the agreement to move forward without IID.

Under the plan approved by MWD’s board, it would assume IID’s share of the up to 250,000 additional acre-feet of water to be held in reserve in Lake Mead.

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