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California’s Current Water Crisis Is A Man-made Phenomenon

Earthjustice attorney says tough questions need to be Asked

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1According to Earthjustice attorney Trent Orr, California’s current water crisis is a man-made phenomenon. It is the outcome of the mid 20th century notion that equates progress with giant public works projects and assumes that we can engineer our way out of all sorts of problems, including living on a drought-prone state. This doesn’t work.

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BDCP Shorts: How Much Water? (video)

California Department of Water Resources

BDCP Shorts is a series of videos about the Bay Delta Conservation Plan. This episode explains why the proposed “Delta tunnels” aren’t designed to take more water, but to move water in a better way.
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