The blind spots in the American West’s approach to managing water are on full display in Ventura County, a coastal region of Central California that holds the most lucrative farmland in the state.
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Written by CRAWFORD COATES
Introduction by CHRIS EGUSA
Narrated by CHRIS EGUSA
Produced by CHRIS EGUSA
Music by MIKE SNOWDEN / BLUE DOT SESSIONS