The attorneys at Barr and Mudford are active in the Redding, CA community and vocal about the issues, politics, and public policies that affect residents and businesses throughout Northern California. Here’s what Dugan has to say.

In Search of a Figary – The Damn Water Issue by Dugan Barr on the online news magazine

Dugan Barr
A number of people have suggested increasing the height of Shasta Dam by about 20 feet as a partial solution for water problems within the State of California. In my view, such an action would be absolutely stupid. At present, Shasta Lake has the ability to store 4,552,000 acre-feet of water. Most years the accumulation in Shasta Lake does not even approach that maximum. When Shasta Lake appears in danger of filling completely up, the operators of the Shasta Dam open the spillway. Continue reading. 


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