The story of the Lower Yuba River Accord
2018 marks 10 successful years of the Lower Yuba River Accord, a landmark settlement agreement that improves conditions for salmon and steelhead in the Yuba River, reduces the risk of flooding for the people of Yuba County, protects water rights for local farmers and ranchers, and provides critical water supplies for communities throughout California. But getting this deal done was no small feat. This is the story of turning controversy into consensus and collaboration. This is the story of the Yuba Accord.