Californians scramble for fresh water as taps, wells run dry (PBS Newshour)

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    Californians scramble for fresh water as taps, wells run dry – By William Brangham, Sam Lane, Lena I. Jackson (PBS Newshour) / July 20 2021

    The severe drought across the Western U.S. is already causing long term problems, exacerbated by the warming atmosphere driven by climate change. As William Brangham reports from California’s San Joaquin Valley, the demand for water has threatened the drinking supply for hundreds of thousands of rural residents — including the farmers who grow a significant part of the country’s food supply.

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