Sustainable Agriculture

Are marijuana growers sucking California dry?

bob ted
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Started by bob ted on
12 Jun 2015 at 03:05
MD, Tech sourecs
Know-how: Water Rates, Value Chain Analysis, Privatization

Thousands of marijuana farms are depleting California's streams at the height of a historic drought, according to state scientists. Special correspondent Spencer Michels follows along as game wardens, biologists and engineers go in search of marijuana on privately-owned lands -- not to eradicate the plants, but to see if growers are stealing and polluting water.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/marijuana-growers-sucking-california-dry/

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Dev ken
Big farmers, political pressure etc etc. But whats is the plant water requirements? I am doing some research on this issue with my team. I will share my details with the water network team soon. Thanks Bob.
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