OPINION: An Engineered Drought

Governor Brown recently issued a statewide mandate to cut water usage by 25% in response to drought conditions, but the current water shortage is actually a result of failure by the majority party to plan new water storage, writes Victor Davis Hanson in City Journal.  While many environmentalists wish to maintain rivers in their natural condition, accommodating the needs of 40 million Californians in an arid climate requires new water facilities that have not been built.

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