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Subject:  Re: Water Problems in the West Date:  2/25/2013  11:44 AM
Author:  WendyBG Number:  416662 of 455340

<Most weather folks say we've been in drought here for over 10 years (and, keep in mind, we're already pretty darned dry being a desert and all). I've heard rumblings that farmers in the Imperial Valley (CA) are feeling it a bit. They grow a massive amount of the food we eat in this country.>

In addition, the earth of the Imperial Valley is being gradually poisoned by salinity buildup, since they do not get enough rain to leach out the salts from irrigation water.

Wendy
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