The Central Valley feeds the world! Water is pivotal to our economy and the thousands of agricultural working families that live here. Every drop of water is essential to growing the food we eat or quench our thirst. Water shortage issues extend beyond the drought in that with climate changes and the rampant devastating wildfires plaguing the state, we must build up and manage our water storage capabilities to meet the needs of individuals, farms, and businesses. A continued investment in water infrastructure to provide real solutions to the problems we see today is a must. Working with the California Water Commission to ensure that funds are efficiently and timely being devoted to funding new water storage projects as well as maintaining those storage facilities in place. The allocation and funding process must be a priority and not spend time bogged down in red tape and political bureaucracy.