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The California Drought

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The California Drought
Solutions
Costs of the drought
What is happening?
Current Economic
Impacts
Cost of Solutions
Potential
Economic Impacts
By Mindy Chang, Nina Hoang,
Ashley Pham, & Hoang Pham (Group 6)

Before
After
Works cited
Lake Mead Marina
North America's largest man-made reservoir
Lake Oroville
Enterprise Bridge
12-18 MONTHS
Household Reforms

Lack of precipitation
Ongoing
Agriculture
State of Emergency
Famiglietti, Jay. "How Much Water Does California Have
Left?" Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles Times, 8 July 2014. Web. 29 May 2015.
Ferro, Shane. "The Amount of Water It Takes to Grow Almonds in
California Is Just Bananas." Business Insider. Business Insider, Inc, 27 Mar. 2015. Web. 29 May 2015.
Gleckman, Howard. "One Solution to California's Drought: Tax
Water." Forbes. Forbes Magazine, 7 Apr. 2015. Web. 31 May 2015.
Green, Mathew. "How Much Water Do Californians Use and
What Does A 20 Percent Cut Look Like?" The Lowdown. N.p., 28 Jan. 2014. Web. 29 May 2015.
Kennedy, Bruce. "Gauging the Economic Impact of California's
Drought." CBSNews. CBS Interactive, 3 Apr. 2015. Web. 29 May 2015.
Mooney, Chris. "6 Scary Facts About California's Drought."
Mother Jones. N.p., 18 Jan. 2014. Web. 31 May 2015.
Schiavenza, Matt. "The Economics of California's Drought." The
Atlantic. Atlantic Media Company, 21 Mar. 2015. Web. 29 May 2015.
Schuppe, Jon. "Drought Aid Flows, But The Solutions Are More
Costly." NBC Bay Area. N.p., n.d. Web. 31 May 2015.
Sherman, Erik. "6 Industries Hurt by the California drought."
Fortune 6 Industries Hurt by the Californiadrought Comments. N.p., 09 Apr. 2015. Web. 29 May 2015.
"5 Effective Water Conservation Tools for Farmers." Seametrics.
N.p., 27 Apr. 2012. Web. 29 May 2015.


Watering times
Brushing teeth
Money and jobs
Loss in production
Water withdrawals
Lake Mead Marina
Enterprise Bridge
How Thirsty Is Your Food?
Irrigation equipment/ methods
REDUCE
REUSE
RECYCLE
Agriculture's role
Farmers & Crops
Energy
Fire season
Time &
Money
Quality of Life
DESALINATION =
Rate of
Usage
$2,000,000,000
Environmental impact
Check leakages
Short Showers
Use a broom
Efficient devices
100 GALLONS
60%
Lawn
Garden maintenance
Double the salt
>
Rate of
Replenishment
CONCLUSION
WORST
drought in history
RECORD-BREAKING
farmers
businesses
ordinary people
GLOBAL WARMING
conserve today
protect the
FUTURE
That was
legitness!

Wildfires
River ecosystems
Air quality
Wildlife habitat
Degradation of landscape quality
Biodiversity
Soil erosion
17,100
jobs
$2.2B
$203M
410 B Gallons
Costs of the drought
$2,000,000,000
Environmental impact
Wildfires
River ecosystems
Air quality
Wildlife habitat
Degradation of landscape quality
Biodiversity
Soil erosion
Almonds
Wineries
Reservoir storage
Desalination
Purification
California governors
Sierra Nevada
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