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The responses and of farmers and water districts, as well as state and federal agencies, to conserve water during the 1987-1992 drought.
The purpose of this paper was to summarize the 1987-1992 drought in the context of agriculture and water in California, to examine the types of response that farmers and institutions could and did use, and to draw lessons from that experience. California would be challenged as it grappled with population growth and environmental concerns. In view of the demand on water supplies made by California's agricultural sector (77 to 80 percent of the "developed" water used in the state, it was especially important to review those responses.
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"1994 - Agriculture, Water and California's Drought of 1987-92, Kenneth W. Umbach.pdf" (2019). Miscellaneous Documents and Reports. 69.