The Drying Of The West

California’s recent drought has left many bodies of water much smaller.

california drought

Drought is forcing westerners to consider wasting less water.

THE first rule for staying alive in a desert is not to pour the contents of your water flask into the sand. Yet that, bizarrely, is what the government has encouraged farmers to do in the drought-afflicted south-west. Agriculture accounts for 80% of water consumption in California, for example, but only 2% of economic activity.

READ MORE—–>http://www.businessinsider.com/the-west-is-drying-up-2014-2

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