How Splitting California Into 3 Could Hurt The Water System

An effort to split California into three states may be a good idea to some voters, but it could hurt the region’s complex water system. The Sacramento Bee reported dividing the water system might not be possible. “California has spent more than a century crafting one of the world’s most elaborate — and interdependent — networks for storing, allocating and delivering its water,” the Sacramento Bee reported. “Billions of dollars have been poured into reservoirs, pumping stations and aqueducts, mostly to move water from the rainy north to the arid and densely populated south.”