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Dave Ferrier is RCAC’s new Housing Department director

West Sacramento, Calif. — Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) is pleased to announce that Dave Ferrier is RCAC’s new Housing Department Director. Most recently he was Community Housing Improvement Program’s (CHIP) chief executive officer where he has worked for 35 years.

Groundwater depletion causes canal to sink

Even with record rainfall recently in California, the ground beneath the Friant-Kern Canal continues to sink—a result of groundwater depletion from years of drought. This phenomenon, called land subsidence, is a significant problem for drought-affected areas like the San Joaquin Valley, and it has caused problems for farmers and others who rely on water from the canal for irrigation.