California’s Central Coast is one of the most beautiful places in the state and home to one of the state’s key agricultural regions. And should agriculture suffer, so to will those coastal communities.
Sustainable Conservation teamed up with Ceres to bring representatives from global food brands & socially responsible investment firms out of the boardrooms and onto the farm.
In the midst of a four-year drought, a group of farmers, farm advisors and water managers met to discuss capturing & recharging groundwater basins using floodwater – once the rains begin.
California’s persistent drought has underscored groundwater as a crucial source of water. Unfortunately, groundwater has been drastically over-pumped and the tools needed to manage groundwater effectively haven’t always been available.
Check out our infographic for some fast facts about California’s diminishing groundwater and the effects of groundwater overdraft.