Wednesday, February 5, 2014

California Halts Tap Water Delivery as Drought Bites

Chris Carrington

California officials have warned that tap water may not be delivered to local agencies that distribute it to homes in the state. Two thirds of residents in the state and more than a million acres of farmland get part or all of their water from the California Department of Water Resources.

Mark Cowin director of the Water Resources Department said in an interview with Bloomberg:
This isn’t a coming crisis, this isn’t an evolving crisis. This is a current crisis.