Drilling Through the Drought: A Look At Well Drilling Activity In The Central Valley

I was the digital producer for this project and assisted the reporter in gathering, cleaning up and visualizing drilling data in the Central Valley. Find our full report here.

Intro: In rural areas like California’s Central Valley, private wells are a common source of household drinking water. The state of California estimates two million people in the state rely on private well water or other unregulated underground water sources.

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