It’s easy to treat California’s drought as a weather-induced problem, but when you travel through the Central Valley, you’ll find another analysis.
Set during the California Water Crisis of 2009, The Fight for Water film highlights the human impact a federal ruling had on a migrant farming community when their water supply was shut off, and the march they staged in order to fight for their water. Check out the film's trailer here!
A video on the rally that brought together farmers, farm workers and community leaders from throughout the central and southern San Joaquin Valley to work cooperatively in making more water available for farmers who are in danger of having to fallow land or lose permanent plantings in this exceptional drought.
When it comes to water use, not all plants are created equal. See how much water it takes to grow our most common foods!
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a $687 million relief package Saturday, including money for infrastructure improvements, emergency water shortages and aid to farmworkers.
A little-known state database that measures water use in every community shows huge -- sometimes shocking -- differences between California's water sippers and guzzlers.
Find out why California's drought is a disaster for your favorite fruits, vegetables & nuts.
Congressman Valadao said, "We feed the world and all we ask for is a reliable, clean water supply. I will remind the President that my constituents are part of the environment too, and the lack of a long-term solution could spell economic and social destruction for the Central Valley.”
Discover where gallons of water are going per person, per day, not including agriculture usage, with this informative chart.