4 Things You Need To Know About the California Drought

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4 Things You Need To Know About the California Drought

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VIDEO: Last Call at the Oasis #waterconservation http://bit.ly/1uHjlUT via @pivot_tv, T@TakePart and @_Participant

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National Geographic featured Participant Media’s 2012 water documentary Last Call at the Oasis

Monday, August 11, 2014 - 3:30pm

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Oscar Winner Jessica Yu updates her 2012 water documentary Last Call at the Oasis and shares 4 outtakes on the California drought, groundwater depletion and novel ideas on saving water.

As you have read here in Water Currents and all over the news, the California drought is by all accounts epic.  When the potential for catastrophic drought-related damages became clear this spring, our friends at Pivot TV, Participant Media‘s social advocacy channel, tapped Academy Award winner Jessica Yu to update her 2012 water documentary Last Call at the Oasis.

California water issues, including groundwater depletion in the Central Valley, were skillfully documented in Last Call.  I had the good fortune to appear in the film, and while Last Call was released in May, 2012, most of the footage that I recorded with Director Yu and Producer Elise Pearlstein (Academy Award nominee for Food, Inc.) was shot in 2010.

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