Drought Report – California

In California, rights to water exceed the supply

The Next Crime Wave in Farm Country: Stealing Water

 

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I’ll be tracking the prices for water trucks (non-potable) within 1000 miles of San Joaquin valley to see if prices start to rise as we get closer to the summer:

Rental Prices for Water Trucks in CA

I read an article recently that detailed how much energy (i.e. fossil fuels) it requires to move water around the state of California. California pays some of the highest rates for electricity in the

U.S. which may not make it any easier to deal with worsening drought conditions.