By Bonnie Gendron, Coordinator and George Courser, Director, Back Country Coalition
As the Salton Sea is siphoned off, toxic dust storms pose health hazards for East County
Photo: Dead fish at Salton Sea; Wikipedia creative commons image by Gentle
June 12, 2015 (San Diego’s East County)--Ignoring Governor Jerry Brown's threats of hefty fines, several San Diego water districts have actually surpassed their previous years' monthly water use. Lip service by water districts has been tolerated at state level, excuses abound, water waste is evident yet the faucets still flow and massive non-irrigation continues undiminished.