The Fresno Bee considers the severe California drought, especially in the Central Valley, and ponders the fate of the Hohokam.
Drought is a slow killer. But efficient. Give drought a decade and it can permanently drive humans from a region they may have inhabited for centuries. Ask the Hohokam.
The San Joaquin Valley is in a “critically dry” drought year and as each year passes the salinity problem in western Valley agriculture worsens. Although city folks are not yet scrambling for water, Valley farmers are.