Californias Dream Killing Drought - Los Angeles Times
For the first time in the more than half a century that the federal government had been diverting Sierra Nevada water to farmers, there would be no deliveries to most Central Valley irrigation districts. In the third year of drought, there wasn’t enough water to go around.
It was a blow to the entire region, but a possible death knell to Terra Bella, whose pistachio and citrus groves are watered only by rain and the government’s canals.
“How am I supposed to just sit here and watch everything turn brown and die?” asked Lujan, 68.
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