Over the last month, communities across the Western United States have imposed restrictions on water use as a major drought wreaks havoc on the region. This video looks at how the drop in the supply of surface water has hurt California farmers and why their pain could soon ripple out across the country.
- How has the drought in the Western U.S. affected farmers in the region?
- Do you think regulators should place restrictions on the use of groundwater by farmers? Why or why not?