Beyond the Perfect Drought: California’s Real Water Crisis

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The historic drought in California is not solely the result of low precipitation. Three factors – rising temperatures, groundwater depletion, and a shrinking Colorado River – mean the most populous U.S. state will face decades of water shortages and must adapt. BY GLEN MACDONALD

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