EBMUD Lessens Chance of Mokelumne River Dam

A deeply divided East Bay MUD Board of Directors voted 4-3 today to plan for 15 percent water rationing in the future, a move that lessens the need for a controversial new dam on the Mokelumne River. “It strengthens the argument that we don’t need to construct” the dam, said board member Andy Katz, a staunch opponent of the dam proposal who represents Berkeley and North Oakland.

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