California is running out of water fast, according to NASA senior water scientist.
The drought means that total water storage in California, which has been in decline since 2002, has been sapped by the need to use the resource for farming, Famiglietti said in the Los Angeles Times.
Is California still in a drought?
California is officially free of drought after more than seven years, drought monitors said Thursday. Rainfall this winter further alleviated the drought, although 7 percent of the state remains “abnormally dry.”14 Mar 2019
Will we ever run out of water?
Water, as a vapor in our atmosphere, could potentially escape into space from Earth. While our planet as a whole may never run out of water, it’s important to remember that clean freshwater is not always available where and when humans need it. In fact, half of the world’s freshwater can be found in only six countries.
Is Vegas running out of water?
This agreement gave 97 billion gallons of water per year for Nevada. That’s how high the water used to be. Back in 2008, two researchers predicted Lake Mead would completely run out of water by 2021 if the drought continued and people in Vegas didn’t dramatically cut back on water.1 Feb 2019
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