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California’s man-made water crisis led to $2.2 billion in losses, water rationing, rising food costs, and the destruction of small family businesses.
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50% of all produce sold in the United States comes from California’s Central Valley.
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The average food a person eats makes up 90% of human water consumption.
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In two months, 237 billion gallons of water ran to the ocean due to mismanagement. Enough to provide a 1-year food supply for 726,000 people, jobs for 12,386 people, and almost $1 billion in production.
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The Endangered Species Act puts the rights of wildlife over mankind.
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When farmers face a water crisis it’s not just their problem, it’s everyone’s problem.
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On average Nature provides 45,000 gallons of clean water per person on the planet every day.
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California’s population has more than doubled since the last major water infrastructure project in the state in 1970.
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It takes 1,800 gallons of water to produce a single cheeseburger, accounting for the water needed to feed the cow and grow the grain, lettuce, tomato, and onion.