Fish to receive 40% of Kern River flow under judge’s order

“A judge’s order signed Tuesday ensures there will be at least some water flowing in the Kern River through Bakersfield in perpetuity. Unless, of course, it’s overturned.

Kern County Superior Court Judge Gregory Pulskamp signed an order that requires 40% of the Kern River’s flow to remain in the river to keep fish populations healthy.

This order is the implementation of an injunction granted by Pulskamp on Oct. 30 mandating that some amount of water must flow through the river for fish populations.” [Read More]