As Imperial farmers conserve water, agricultural runoff to the Salton Sea is reduced. Evaporation shrinks the sea, exposing dry lakeshore and toxic dust, which is a threat to those living in the region.
As Imperial farmers conserve water, agricultural runoff to the Salton Sea is reduced. Evaporation shrinks the sea, exposing dry lakeshore and toxic dust, which is a threat to those living in the region. Lenny Ignelzi Associated Press file
As Imperial farmers conserve water, agricultural runoff to the Salton Sea is reduced. Evaporation shrinks the sea, exposing dry lakeshore and toxic dust, which is a threat to those living in the region. Lenny Ignelzi Associated Press file

To solve the West’s water problems, California needs to solve the Salton Sea

December 23, 2016 06:36 AM

UPDATED December 23, 2016 09:25 PM

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