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August 27, 2014
 
 
   
 
California’s Dogged Drought Cutting Off Water Supplies to State’s Poor
California’s Dogged Drought Cutting Off Water Supplies to State’s Poor
 

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A water-supply crisis is spreading in California's San Joaquin Valley. Hundreds of families in Tulare County, one of the nation's richest farm counties by sales, are without running water because their wells are no longer deep enough to reach a rapidly shrinking water table.

This week, Circle of Blue reports on how a historic drought and regulatory gaps concerning groundwater use are putting some of California's poorest communities in peril.



 
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Choke Point: Central Valley
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Photos: CA Lingering Drought
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