Tag: California drought
A new statewide poll reveals a virtual tie between water and jobs atop the most-pressing-issues list.
Only 1924 and 1977 were drier. And there's little in the long-range forecasts to suggest a rebound soon.
Water worries persist -- and may be driving support for a multi-billion-dollar water bond.
As the drought continues, efforts to spur action include an online game that puts users in charge of California's water supply.
Economists estimate that the drought will cost the state's farm economy about $2.2 billion this year, including the loss of more than 17,000 jobs.
The unrestrained race to drill new wells could put California's biggest water source in jeopardy.