August 19, 2014 12:16 PM

California allocates vastly more water than supplies allow, study shows

A study by UC researchers has found that California has allocated at least five times more water rights than nature can deliver. The rivers under the most strain, the research indicates, are virtually all that drain into the Central Valley, including the Sacramento, Feather, Yuba, American, Mokelumne and San Joaquin rivers.

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