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America's Water Crisis

Freshwater in California's San Joaquin Valley is on the brink of disappearing. In the final episode of our series, Emerson Rosenthal investigates a water war that could potentially destroy access to drinking water for millions of people.

Freshwater in California's San Joaquin Valley is on the brink of disappearing. While Governor Jerry Brown's proposal for a peripheral canal is reigniting centuries-old battles over water rights, environmentalists and billionaires are all vying for control over California's water supply.

In the final episode of our three-part series, Emerson Rosenthal gets his inner Erin Brockovich on as he investigates a water war that could potentially destroy access to drinking water for millions of people. Welcome to California, ground zero of America's water crisis.