More Evidence of Damage From Drought/ Water Restrictions

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More Evidence of Damage From Drought/ Water Restrictions

June 6, 2014

The continual trend of water restrictions in regards to the drought on the Central Valley is affecting multiple facets of the Industry, and even exterior businesses as well.

Doug Thiel is the owner and operator of Thiel Air Care, Inc. located in Chowchilla. He provides aerial application service throughout the central Valley.  This season, his business is off  due to the drought and environmental regulations protecting fish and ducks.

“It’s tremendously slow, with zero water allocations in many areas of Merced County and throughout the West Side of Fresno and Kings County. It is  really hindering us. There’s nothing planted, there’s nothing to spray,” said Thiel.

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