Farmers And Frackers Wrangle For Water In Shadow Of Calif. Drought
By: Lauren Sommer
April 29, 2014
California's drought has developed an interesting relationship between farmers and oilers: California oil wells produce more water than oil, and Chevron filters that water and sells it to a local water district. Interest in the technology is growing in the Central Valley, but high costs and uneasy relations between oil and agriculture might get in the way.
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