How Many People Will Have To Migrate Out Of California When All The Water Disappears?

The drought in California is getting a lot worse. As you read this, snow-pack levels in the Sierra Nevada mountains are the lowest that have ever been recorded. That means that there won’t be much water for California farmers and California cities once again this year. To make up the difference in recent years, water has been pumped out of the ground like crazy. In fact, California has been losing more than 12 million acre-feet of groundwater a year since 2011, and wells all over the state are going dry. Continue reading

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