Water Drought in California – How Do You Contribute?

Certainly farmers are major users of water in California, but do you know how you contribute? Look at this graphic which describes how it requires 800 gallons of water to produce just one bacon cheeseburger:



You can learn more about the water footprint of various products here:


Here is an excellent article with an info graphic on the severity of the California drought and the impact of pumping on aquifers. This only stands to get worse if it doesn’t start raining:


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About James McMahon

Studied ecology at the University of Illinois, mountain survival at Eastern Washing University, Deep Ecology at Naropa, River Ecology with The Nature Conservancy and Luna Leopold
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