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How Serious Is The California Drought?

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A picture paints a thousand words... but these 3 before-and-after images in California (over a period of just 3 years) suggest only 3 words - "What a Disaster"





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Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:49 | 5142885 Theta_Burn
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Its so bad its causing earthquakes...

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:54 | 5142900 Sonic the porcupine
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Those lakes and rivers should pick a depth and stick to it. Doesn't nature realize that it is supposed to be a static and unchanging backdrop?

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:55 | 5142906 Keyser
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Watch for around 32,000,000 folks to start migrating east... 

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:59 | 5142926 max2205
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If you like your lake......fuck you!

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 21:07 | 5142941 Slave
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So serious that it's been causing out of control inflation for decades, even before the drought started.

Aww, who am I kidding? It's under control.

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 21:10 | 5142967 SoberOne
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Clearly Mother Nature is a terrorist and should be placed on the no fly list. 

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 23:34 | 5143533 Hugh G Rection
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Speaking of which..


Now would be a good time for that nuclear false flag on Vegas before Mead dries up.

I'm sure Adelson has doubled his insurance already...

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 23:53 | 5143556 Never One Roach
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I know some people who paid an extra $180 grand on top of the house price for their waterfront property. Now, they have a wonderful view of the mud flats. On a 'good day' they may see some frogs.

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 23:54 | 5143594 Supernova Born
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Desalination plants powered by human hamster wheels. You can use all you produce for free at your residence.

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 23:54 | 5143597 Drunk In Church
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The Californian drought isn't serious at all.  Mother Earth is doing just fine.  I'm tired of all the alarmists.

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 00:00 | 5143613 Hugh G Rection
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I'd give a few sleeves of maples for the minutes from that McCain meeting with his ISIS boyfriends...

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 02:17 | 5143765 TahoeBilly2012
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Upwater storage is Lake Almanor of which my family owns one the olders cabins on the Lake (resevoir).

Storage is WAY above the big drought years (see graph!).

The LOWER resevoir, Oroville, the Durden Twins of LA have posted, doesn't mean shit.

Here is the official flows from (Lee Marvins) upwater.


They have learned to keep precious cold water HIGHER to allow the salmon fingerlings to hatch.

Nor Cal ain't out of water yet. The South Central Valley, So Cal (Jew Movie Landia) and Vegas Baby are!

Fuck off and pack a load!


lostsierrahoedown.com Sept 18th-21st historic Johnsville Skibowl circa 1860.


Here is a taste with headliner Dead Winter Carpenters of West Shore Tahoe
























Tue, 08/26/2014 - 02:18 | 5143809 hibou-Owl
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If these are worse photos to sensationalise the topic, then you haven't a problem. I lived in Oz where lakes were dry for years. When I mean dry you could walk across the bottom and not get muddy shoes.

People need to learn ways to conserve, recycle, and do without!

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 06:36 | 5144009 tonyw
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"conserve, recycle, and do without"  that doesn't sound very american

at least they should be able to do some good maintenance on those bridge supports, if not why not???

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 08:03 | 5144123 JonNadler
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we can't buy enough water with food stamps, (oh excuse me SNAP) and then fill the lake back up. 46 million on food stamps, ten gallons each, maybe 460 million gallons can do something no

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 15:34 | 5146228 MisterMousePotato
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Man, everyone is so negative. This ain't a problem; it's an opportunity (to do some near free maintenance on those bridge foundations, etc. Look at the bright side, Guys.

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 06:23 | 5143989 onthesquare
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Are you suggesting the source of salt water would be the radioactive Pacific? 

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:49 | 5145074 rosiescenario
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Maybe ab ebola false flag? It is natural and organic.


Talking about a complete waste of water, Vegas comes to mind.

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:02 | 5145157 rosiescenario
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Maybe ab ebola false flag? It is natural and organic.


Talking about a complete waste of water, Vegas comes to mind.

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 23:57 | 5147919 HamFistedIdiot
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Thanks for the Vegas False Flag link. It makes a good argument. Glad I don't live there, but I am downwind, so not good if they "pull it".

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 00:48 | 5143708 no bones
Tue, 08/26/2014 - 01:09 | 5143734 Hephaestus
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Great info desertification . http://youtu.be/vpTHi7O66pI

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 02:24 | 5143815 matrix2012
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no bones, thx for the good link


California Drought Amazing Satellite Fraud 8 14 14


By The HAARP Report

Published on Aug 14, 2014


This shows the REAL reason for the California drought (along with chemtrails, of course). It is AMAZING that hurricane Julio is still shown on the visible satellite, but it DOESN'T EXIST ANYMORE. The other three satellite images prove that it was destroyed by a HAARP downburst of dry air, on August 13, but on the next day, the visible satellite image is still showing it, like nothing happened.

The tropical depression Julio was killed before it could be pulled over to California, by the jetstream. This would have brought tons of rain to California, and Oregon, but it is now destroyed, so the California drought is extended another month.

The Gakona HAARP kills EVERY low pressure system, while it is still over the Pacific, before it can bring rain to the west coast. Several of my videos prove this is happening, so to hide the breakup of this strong tropical depression, they killed it when it was 2,000 miles from California.

It was killed, very suddenly, over a six hour period, for no apparent reason, while spinning over warm water, and no jetstream to tear it apart. To avoid the suspicion that HAARP did it, they decided to STILL show it on the satellite maps, even though it is GONE!!!


The people of California must start talking about who is buying up their private water rights. You will find many land owners have sold out, for large sums of money, and the people who bought those rights are the prime suspect in the man-made California drought.


A comment there: "CA is the salad bowl of the US and is NOT a GMO' ed state! Another reason for the drought effect by the mad scientists."


Tue, 08/26/2014 - 15:37 | 5146241 MisterMousePotato
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Doesn't anyone read the papers? The problem in California is 'white flight', as clearly depicted in this satellite photograph from an official site:


Mon, 08/25/2014 - 21:11 | 5142971 sushi
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If people would stop drinking the stuff we wouldn't have these problems.


Mon, 08/25/2014 - 21:18 | 5142989 TahoeBilly2012
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The Feather can fill up in a heart beat. This is Nor Cal bitchez.

The snow will fly and the salmon will spawn, Nor Cal will make it...it's those idiots down south that won't make it.

Nor Cal will always thrive bitchez.

FYI Burning Man is on "mud hold" as it just poured all over the Northern Sierra.

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 21:52 | 5143135 sylviasays
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"The snow will fly and the salmon will spawn, Nor Cal will make it...it's those idiots down south that won't make it."

Those idiots in SoCal will make it because they steal a good portion of NorCal's water. 

Sacramento has two large rivers that flow through it but has the most draconian water restrictions in the State to keep most of the water flowing south. 

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 22:14 | 5143163 garypaul
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Mon, 08/25/2014 - 23:02 | 5143426 R-502
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UMMM, Sacramento residences don't even have fucking water meters.  :P

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 00:45 | 5143703 BandGap
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I know I paid a flat rate of $52 a month when I lived there 20 years ago. Why would a meter be necessary when the city says what I should pay?

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 01:14 | 5143745 TahoeBilly2012
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My Father managed the hydro at this lake for 40 years. This is NOT Lake Mead and never will be, get that shit straight. Oregon doesn't have a shed like this! The Feather will always re fill.

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 07:38 | 5144092 Cruel Aid
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R u kidding? how can you be controlled if they don't have data on you. I hv 2 friggin meters, so they can keep track of my house and shop. I pay double meter fee.

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 21:59 | 5143159 Stuck on Zero
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San Francisco steals all of its water from the Hetch Hetchy.  Absolutely destroying one of the greatest natural sites in the world.

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 23:12 | 5143462 TahoeBilly2012
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SF has been stealin that water forever. The eco system has already adapted. Imagine the lunkers at the bottom of Hetch Hetchy if you could get a lure down there.


Mon, 08/25/2014 - 23:19 | 5143485 Four chan
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the un is telling ignorant detroiters water is a right and absolutely free and the obomaites have bit the hook. why are they so stupid?

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 23:37 | 5143546 Oldwood
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Detroit and Chicago will sign a deal to sell great lakes water to California by way of the Great Obama Pipeline, paid for with government Obama bonds. Canada will sue and then agree that socialist redistribution applies to water as well as all other property. 

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 01:00 | 5143726 TahoeBilly2012
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3 winters ago I skied 15 feet of snow on July 5th. A drought in Nor Cal isn't teh same as a drought in So Cal. Granted the Central Valley goes offline the nation eats Chilean veggies year round. That said, Nor Cal will always be an oasis for the hunter/gatherer who can make his way. So Cal and Vegas Baby are a complete and seperate can of worms.

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 23:17 | 5143478 A Nanny Moose
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Amen. Water in the west is just another Government "solution"

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 23:09 | 5143457 R-502
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Lake Shasta is as bad or worse but they keep releasing heavy for the smelt and salmon runs. If you go to Whiskeytown Lake its full to the brim.... Just saying maybe they shouldn't release so much. :P

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 23:21 | 5143496 Carpenter1
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I get a kick out of the californians telling us it's not that bad, overblown by press, etc. 

Their fear is palpable. 

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 22:00 | 5143176 BlindMonkey
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Mr Yellen can just print water. Right?

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 22:53 | 5143398 TheRideNeverEnds
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Well she can print the money to buy the water from, uh... the chinese? 


oh wait no they are already buying their water from us.




Hey look over there!  The Emmys!

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 01:12 | 5143743 PhysicalRealm
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I spent 45 years in So CA.  So CA is a desert and yes of course there are droughts, it's a regular thing.

I'll consider thinking it's serious when gold courses turn brown and there's no longer any water in the swimming pools.

This is all about money.

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 21:39 | 5147461 mkkby
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I love it when morons say they lived somewhere a long time ago and assume nothing changed.

A lot of muni course closed or were sold to private companies because they couldn't afford the water.  But yes -- nothing will be solved until people pay the actual cost of their water.  It's all wasted because the subsidized prices are artificially low.

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 02:43 | 5143825 Sandmann
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I they stopped drinking it from swimming pools, sprinkler systems, dishwashers, and washing machines they would probably be okay......but civilisations die out when the water evaporates

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 09:57 | 5144555 Dr Strangemember
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Folks in Cali need to just get smaller boats... it's all relative guys.

Oh, and isn't California basically a desert?  Last time I lived there it was.  What do you expect?  Nothing to see here guys... move on.

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 21:04 | 5142948 camaro68ss
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California needs to pass a law mandating that it needs to rain more, should help.

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 21:36 | 5143065 sixsigma cygnus...
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California will soon run out of Nevada and Oregon's water too, 'cause we're all in it together right?

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 21:37 | 5143075 trulz4lulz
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LoLd hard on that. so hard.

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