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New Federal Study Says Groundwater In Part Of Santa Barbara County Being Drawn Down At Double Replenishment Rate

Posted on Monday, August 18, 2014 7:56am

Cuyama Valley

A remote area of Santa Barbara County with only one source of water has been using it faster than it’s been replenishing it for more than a half century.

A new study shows that the Cuyama Valley is facing a water crisis.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco reports the issue is already causing problems for residents, and agriculture in the 300 square mile valley.

Click on link to listen to/download story:  Cuyama Valley Water Study

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