Author(s): Derek Hoeferlin, Emily Chen, Ian Caine, Pablo Chavez & Tiffin Thompson
The drought crisis in California is first and foremosta political crisis. Decades of public policyhave created a system of massive water conveyance,fostering and maintaining a fundamentalmisalignment between the supply anddemand of water. The untenable status quo inCalifornia is maintained through an elaborateslew of public policies, designed to supporta system of water-trading between westernstates in areas like the Colorado River Basin.
Robert Corser & Sharon Haar