California’s water supply headed for collapse in just one year; state has “no contingency plan” – NASA scientist

Add California’s water supply to your list of “things headed for imminent collapse.” The state has only one year of reserves remaining, warns Jay Famiglietti, the senior water scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory at Caltech.

In a widely-cited LA Times opinion piece, Famiglietti writes that “…the state has only about one year of water supply left in its reservoirs, and our strategic backup supply, groundwater, is rapidly disappearing. California has no contingency plan for a persistent drought…”

But don’t worry: California has no plan for balancing its budget, either. Nor does it have a plan for how to pay for all the social entitlements it has promised its population of dependents. And finally, California has no real plan to fund its pension promises, either, which means that California state retirees not only face a future without water; they also face a future without a pension check.

FK – Commiefornia will have to be re-conquered.

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