All Is Not Well

“No one really knows how many of the shallow home wells have gone dry here: They thought it was 100 until they counted 500, 600, 800… that now pump only sand. In a community that prides itself on self-reliance, how do you live off the land when the land turns on you?” In Longreads, Susie Cagle reports from California in a time of life after water.

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