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How Much is Water Worth?

Touch the Soil News #1042 (Feature photo – Water Fountain – CCA SA 3.0 Unported) How you answer that question may depend upon whether or not you’ve experience the ravages of drought – economic, land subsidence (sinking), personal sacrifice and environmental degradation. While it is not making history (it really should be) few are aware of the damages that have been incurred in California from ongoing droughts. California is the nation’s fruit and vegetable basket. In one of the largest grass-roots movements ever to unfold, conservation groups, agricultural organizations, environmental justice organizations, water agencies, local governments, businesses and politicians have all come together to get more than 600,000 signatures and…

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