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Republicans to Visit Fresno to Discuss Water Storage Challenges, Impact on Local Communities **Media Advisory**

  • WOW Subcommittee

On Tuesday, April 11, 2023, House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.), Subcommittee on Water, Wildlife and Fisheries Chairman Cliff Bentz (R-Ore.) and U.S. Reps. David Valadao (R-Calif.) and John Duarte (R-Calif.) are hosting members for a field hearing and site visits to examine California‚Äôs continued water storage issues and their impact on local communities. 


House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.)

Subcommittee on Water Wildlife and Fisheries Chairman Cliff Bentz (R-Ore.)

U.S. Rep. John Duarte (R-Calif.)

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.)

U.S. Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-Calif.)

U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.)

U.S. Rep. David Valadao (R-Calif.)

Additional attendees possible


Tuesday, April 11, 2023

9:00 a.m. PT | Tour of Friant dam and press availability
Friant, Calif.

12:10 p.m. PT | Tour of local dairy farm site that has been damaged from recent floods
Tulare, Calif.

2:00 p.m. PT |Legislative Field Hearing on H.R. 215 "WATER for California Act"and H.R. 872 "FISH Act"
World Ag Expo,4500 S. Laspina St. Tulare, CA 93274


If you plan to attend in person, please RSVP to

The field hearing will also be streamed live here on the committee's youtube channel.