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  1. Apr 2015
    1. When water is really scarce, he says, people might say that it should go first to ensure public safety and health, then to irrigate the most valuable crops, like almond orchards.

      This shows that the health and safety of people should always be the most important. Then the rest of the water can be used to irrigate any crops and such, but focusing on the more important ones first.

    1. A boat paddle is shown on the bottom of the nearly dry Almaden Reservoir near San Jose, California January 21, 2014. Photo by Robert Galbraith/Reuters

      This picture depicting a dry and cracked riverbed shows the effect of the drought on water sources and the severity of it. How did the drought begin?