It Takes How Much Water to Grow an Almond?!

Article subtitle: 
Why California's drought is a disaster for your favorite fruits, vegetables, and nuts.
Article publisher: 
Mother Jones
Article date: 
7 April 2015
Article category: 
Our American Future
Article Body: 

...California, supplier of nearly half of all US fruits, veggies, and nuts, is on track to experience the driest year in the past half millennium. Farms use about 80 percent of the state's "developed water," or water that's moved from its natural source to other areas via pipes and aqueducts...

In addition to farms, the drought affects municipal water supplies. There is so little water this year that some places are in danger of running out—and the little that is left could soon become undrinkable because of the high concentration of pollutants...


[See original article for extensive maps and charts.] 



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