Category: Drought

Walmart Is the Latest Company Found to Be Making Big Profits from Water Taken out of Drought Stricken California

As California endures its fourth year of drought, water bottling companies for large names such as Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Pepsi and Starbucks have come under great scrutiny over their water sourcing from the water deprived state. Just last week, Starbucks announced that they are moving their water sourcing operations out of Placer County California and will [Continue]

Petition Against Nestlé

California’s drought has brought a lot of wasteful companies under public scrutiny — especially bottled water and beverage companies. Nestlé is receiving the greatest scrutiny. According to former employee Jaime Garcia Dias (find more on his twitter) the company pays little to draw water from California’s natural water sources and then resells the bottled water [Continue]

Lack of Water

Flavio Maluf and officials in California have been telling residents to conserve water because there is a shortage. The amount of water left in the state might not be enough to last through a few years. However, there are some who are wondering how severe the drought really is and if the state is simply [Continue]

California Running Out of Water

After four years of severe drought, California’s water supply is reaching crisis proportions. As reported in Wired, at least one scientist says there is only a one year supply of water left in California reservoirs. Others are not so glum in their assessments. A water resources manager says that with rationing and careful management there [Continue]