How the California Drought Shines Light on Water Privatization

How the California Drought Shines Light on Water Privatization

california.drought.2014 Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent
February 4, 2014


In California, 17 rural areas have been identified as being the most hard-hit by the current devastating drought.

Indeed, 40,000 residents are in danger of running out of water by mid-week.

The State Water Project (SWP), the group charged with oversight of municipal water distribution systems announced last week that the water table had fallen and dwindling supplies meant agencies could not provide water to an additional 25 million Californians.

B. Lynn Ingram, professor of earth and planetary studies at the University of California at Berkley (UCB) explained: “We are on track for having the worst drought in 500 years.”

Dave Kranz, spokesperson for the California Farm Bureau Federation (CFBF) commented: “Everyone knows it’s going to be bad. The question is, how bad is it going to end up being?”
The drought in California is being hailed as exceptional by experts who are compiling a map of the last 15 years.

Organic farms, which account for 75% of dairy farms in California, are anticipated to suffer the most damage because those farms are required to have the cows ingest 30% of their diet be grass eaten on pastures for 120 days.

Albert Straus, chief executive officer and founder of the Straus Family Creamery and Dairy (SFCD) commented: “Right now, there’s zero pasture. It’s a very, very tough situation. We’re all hoping for rain, but at six-hundredths of an inch yesterday, it’s just enough to wet the ground and that’s about it.”

Mark Svoboda, climatologist for the National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC) said: “Climatologically speaking, 15 years is a very short span of time, but it is safe to say that the current California drought rivals any in recent memory. You’ve got to go back to the 1970s to find anything comparable.”

One of the consequences of the drought is that jobs are being lost due to a disruption in farming.

The Agricultural Issues Center (AIC) at the University of California at Davis (UCD) issued a study in 2012 that explained how 38% of jobs in the Central Valley are based on farming and this has a direct impact on California’s economy.

According to findings from the AIC, $6.6 billion in revenue is generated from farming in California.

Current conditions leave farmers without water for crops which could lead to 25% of irrigated fields and orchards left dry.

Other considerations are the 1,000 to 3,500 people whose employment is in jeopardy because they will not be hired during the peak season to assist in planting, harvesting and maintenance of irrigation systems.

Farm workers who depend on free food from their employers can expect that incentive to disappear as all food produced will be needed for profits to keep those farms in business.

Mark Cowin, director of the Water Resources Department (WRD) warned: “This isn’t a coming crisis. This isn’t an evolving crisis. This is a current crisis.”

A NASA study claims that after reviewing 7 years of drought in parts of the Middle East, and poor management combined with increasing demands for ground water have led to an exorbitant amount of water loss in the region.

As part of the NASA Gravity Recovery and Climate Expert (GRACE) researchers surmised that Turkey, Syria, Iraq and Iran are losing massive amounts of fresh groundwater at astronomical rates. An estimated 60% has been pumped out of reservoirs and wells while lakes are in consistent decline.

According to the study: “This rate of water loss is among the largest liquid freshwater losses on the continents.”

In 2007, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) stated that “higher temperatures and decreased precipitation have contributed to changes in drought.”

Experiments conducting last year by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), successfully manufactured fifty rainstorms by scientists using large ionizers to generate negatively charged particle fields. These structures promote cloud formation. Metro Systems International (MSI), the technology purveyors, claims to have “achieved a number of rainfalls.”

MSI scientists use ionizers to negatively charge electrons that naturally attract specks of dust in the atmosphere. Using convection, these particles are carried upward on air currents can become clouds at the right height. The electrons will attract water molecules from the air and condense them. With enough water collected, the “cloud” can create rain.

This privately owned Swiss corporation “s focused on providing a rain enhancement service to increase the supply of fresh water in arid regions of the world.” The globalist-controlled Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPM) was involved in the MSI experiments to create rain.

MPM attributes industrialization, rising need for more resources due to population growth and greenhouse emissions to the current state of our planet and seeks to use scientific methods to manipulate our atmosphere to create their desired effect – to alter the climate so that the variations created will change weather patterns worldwide.

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