With a resolve that few other countries or regions can match, California is writing the script for a new era — not only for drought but for deluge as well.
Rain and snow will return. The drought will end. The water supply challenges, however, will not.
Four years of desperately dry conditions have exposed deep vulnerabilities in how California and the nation manages, transports, and accounts for its water. The drought also reveals a state that is determined to confront the 21st-century reality of a warming planet.
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