California Farmers Skip Planting, Sell Water to Desperate Cities - We're Afraid They'll Just Take It

Article CAIRCO note: 
Too many people means too large a demand for diminishing water resources
Article publisher: 
DC Clothesline
Article date: 
21 March 2015
Article category: 
Our American Future
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The water crisis in California is reaching epic proportions.

And it’s going to cost everyone, big time.

After a sustained drought, NASA has reported that the state has less than one year of water reserves remaining, with no back up plan if things go wrong.

Now, there is so much demand for water in Southern Californian cities, that many farmers are opting to sell their water rights to urban dwellers – not just at a premium, but at an unbelievable and unprecedented rate.

CBS News profiled some rice farmers with historic rights to the Yuba River who are being offered so much for water, they have decided to forego planting their crops altogether and sell the new “cash crop” – liquid gold...



Water resources are dwindling in California. Yet mass immigration is driving United States population to double within the lifetimes of children born today.

See: Environment and the consequences of immigration-driven population growth

Population Driven to Double by Mass Immigration

How many illegal aliens reside in the United States?