domingo, 8 de noviembre de 2015

Extensive listening: California’s water crisis

 A few  months ago CBS 60 Minutes aired the segment Depleting the water, which dealt with California's groundwater crisis. California is entering its fourth year of a record-breaking drought. Last year was the driest since the state started keeping records more than a hundred years ago. But if you pay a visit to California's Central Valley you'll see acre upon acre of corn, almond trees, pomegranates, tomatoes, grapes. And what makes them all possible: water. Where do you get water in a drought?

You can read the full transcript here.