New Battles in California's Water Wars

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State and federal officials are under pressure to declare a drought in this third dry year in a row. Governor Brown has produced a $25 billion plan to keep water flowing from Northern California. Meantime, a court case could lead to increased water rates in greater Los Angeles. The bottom line: there's not enough water now, and there won't be in years to come. We hear about potential solutions. Also, gentrification continues in downtown LA.

Image-for-WWLA.jpgOn our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, robots are here to stay: in factories and homes—from real-world battlefields to popular culture. We talk about robotics and the increased interaction of robots with human beings.

Banner image: Los Angeles Metropolitan Water District Aqueduct on Havasu Lake. Photo: Charles O'Rear/National Archives and Records Administration





Warren Olney