MODESTO, Calif. - The San Joaquin Tributaries Authority has appointed former 19-year Modesto Irrigation District manager Allen Short as its executive director.
The authority promotes environmentally sound water management while recognizing the rights and concerns of ratepayers, according to a news release. It represents five Central Valley irrigation districts and the city and county of San Francisco.
Short, a one-time San Luis Obispo city water division manager, will develop the SJTA's agenda and represent the agency at regulatory hearings after he takes the reins on Jan. 1, the release stated.
-- Tim Hearden