What can we learn from California’s water crisis?


California’s long-running drought made national headlines earlier this month when Gov. Jerry Brown announced sharp reductions in water use that will affect everyone in the state. While we here in the Midwest aren’t as worried today about water use, we wondered what lessons we should be learning from what’s happening out west.

We turned to a local expert in water and water quality for answers. Here’s our conversation with Huntting W. Brown, senior lecturer emeritus in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Wright State University.

Read the interview with the Dayton Daily News (subscription required).


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