Voter guide by Marisol Castro, Kyle Rosenfeld, and Vincent Posadas.
This video provides a story/timeline of the water issues in California. Starting from colonizers negative impact on the indigenous people’s water management methods, to the contamination and pollution from gold rush mining. In the present time, water diversion for municipal and agricultural use as California continues to grow in population faces more issues. Groundwater reliance increases, land subsidence occurs due to the ground water pumping. To conclude, current policies and desired policies with its positive outcomes are examined.
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