On Droughts and Dust Bowls—California Looks Back to 1934

October 17, 2014 10:20 PM

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On Droughts and Dust Bowls—California Looks Back to 1934

This past summer has proven to be the worst drought California has seen in our generation. Not only were water warnings strictly enforced, leading to neighbor turning on neighbors in the constant battle of lawn watering infractions, but some areas even had to have bottled water services deliver to their homes after running water was shut off in counties of the western state. But researchers don't think that this summer was a fluke, but rather a result of changing atmospheric climate... the same that led to the 1934 drought which was the driest of the millennia.

This past summer has proven to be the worst drought California has seen in our generation. Not only were water warnings strictly enforced, leading to neighbor turning on neighbors in the constant battle of lawn watering infractions, but some areas even had to have bottled water services deliver to t...

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