29 May '14, 12pm

California Could Run Out of Water in Less Than Two Years

California Could Run Out of Water in Less Than Two Years

, however, the drought is having an impact on more than just agriculture. The U.S. Drought Monitor’s stats reveal that 75 percent of the state is in extreme drought. In an interview with 24/7 Wall Street, U.S. Department of Agriculture meteorologist Brad Rippey stated, “At [the current] usage rate, California has less than two years of water remaining .” Similarly, water supplies are under threat in three other states, with reservoir levels at two-thirds capacity in Arizona, just over half in New Mexico, and about one-third capacity in Nevada.

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