GEOGUNIT: Water- California crisis

Threats to California

  • 50% of California's rain falls between November and March- leading o seasonal shortages.
  • Only 22% of precipitation is left as runoff for human use.
  • California's population has grown from 2 million people (1990) to 37.7 million in 2007. It is likely to reach 45-50 million people in 2025.
  • Spacial imbalance is also creating a water problem in California- Eg in Sacramento…

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