NYTimes: Small Towns Grow Desperate for Water in California

92

Though most Californians are used to living in a perpetual drought, recent measures show that within the drought there are regional inequalities as well. Specifically, in more Northern towns such as Mendocino, it can cost people around $5 to take a 5 minute shower, where in larger Southern Californian cities it costs pennies. These figures come just after the $1 trillion infrastructure deal with projects that will hopefully improve the water situation in different parts of the state. These drought conditions reveal a divide in water accessibility based on financial status, as well as showing cracks in different parts of the states’ reserve systems. For the full article, click here

 

Comments are closed.

Skip to toolbar