The Drought In California

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Parts of California are scarce in water due to an extreme drought. Americans in those areas are limited to the use of water. Water sources have been disappearing, crops are shriveling up, and yards are dying. California has been affected very severely compared to the other nine states that are a part of the drought, because of weather conditions in the Pacific Ocean. Due to the drought and water shortage, Governor Jerry Brown has issued an order to cut back water usage, which has lowered water usage by 25%. Higher temperatures, an increasing population, and increasing amounts of water used for California’s agricultural industry have made the drought worse. Because of the drought, farmers are building too many wells and lowering production

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