Drying up: inside the Californian communities without enough water

Nov 15, 2022 at 1:35pm

Jocelyn Tabancay Duffy and Briana Flin

California's Central Valley grows a large portion of America's food – and that requires a huge amount of water. But the region is experiencing a drought and drying up the surface water that farms rely on. So farms are now pumping water from underground. There's a problem, though: it's drying up the wells in vulnerable communities that have long relied on underground water.

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