27 Oct '11, 3pm

Did California Overreach in Promising to Help the Salton Sea?

Did California Overreach in Promising to Help the Salton Sea? By FELICITY BARRINGER Monica Almeida/The New York Times The Salton Sea, the accidental creation of feckless early 20th century engineers, may require more tending before 21st-century water management in the Southwest can proceed. One of the joys of reporting is the serendipitous encounter, the fascinating digression. It was farmers I hoped to talk to when I visited the Imperial Valley this summer for my recent article about farmers who leave fields fallow and earn money for sending the water saved to San Diego. Stepping out of the 110-degree heat one day in July, I sat down in the lunchroom of a small hotel in Brawley, Calif., with Al Kalin, a farmer in the area. Yet for nearly 20 minutes, Mr. Kalin talked fishing, not farming. He had grown up near the Salton Sea and fished all of its offerings — bass and groupe...

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