California to run out of water in 20 years?

By | September 20, 2008

Salina builds a case against the growing privatization of the world’s dwindling fresh water supply with an unflinching focus on politics, pollution, human rights, and the emergence of a domineering world water cartel.

Interviews with scientists and activists intelligently reveal the rapidly building crisis, at both the global and human scale, and the film introduces many of the governmental and corporate culprits behind the water grab…  – current

What caught my attention is the claim that California will run out of water in 20 years. Really? No point in getting a 30 year loan on a house in that case.

And one expert estimates California’s water supply will run out in 20 years – cnn

Here is the zoom in on CA:

All those fires we had start to make more sense when you consider this.

Lake Mead and Lake Powell, which supply water and power to millions in the American Southwest, stand a 50 percent chance of running dry by 2021 unless dramatic changes take place in how the region uses water, according to a new study. – csmon

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