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Your Call: What are the solutions to California's drought ?


On the May 12th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the efforts to tackle the state's historic drought. January was the driest month in the state since record keeping began in 1895. Wells are running dry, and the Sierra snowpack is far below normal. How is the state responding to this rapidly growing crisis? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Daniel Beard, former commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation and author of Deadbeat Dams: Why We Should Abolish the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation & Tear Down Glen Canyon Dam

Conner Everts, co facilitator at Environmental Water Caucus

Web Resources:

The Environmental Water Caucus

San Jose Mercury: Grace F. Napolitano, Daniel P. Beard and David Wegner: Feds need to help with California drought

PYOT: Here are The Complicated Solutions to California’s Complicated Drought

 Contra Costa Times: California drought: San Jose to face mandatory water rationing with monthly allotments

 LA Times: Die-off of millions of California trees concentrated in Sierra Nevada

 U-T San Diego: CA looks to Australia for drought advice