Article about water supplies to Los Angeles

I didn’t get as far as showing this map in class yesterday:

Picture1It shows the level of water stress in various parts of the USA.  The source is CIRES, an institute for research in environmental studies at the University of Colorado.

You’ll see that the southern part of California is an area of high water stress.  In the New York Times yesterday was an interesting article about the ongoing “water wars” related to Los Angeles’ water supply.

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