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A GROWING PASSION: How Water Flows

Airs Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 at 8:30 p.m. on KPBS TV + Monday, Aug. 19 at 8:30 p.m. on KPBS 2

This otherwise idyllic scene reveals just how low the water level is in Lake ...

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Above: This otherwise idyllic scene reveals just how low the water level is in Lake Oroville. At the time this photo was taken, the water should have been three quarters of the way up to the tree line.

Water is serious stuff, particularly in California where drought is on everyone's minds. Water flows into our houses and it also flows into our farms and gardens.

With supplies growing more limited, how do farms and gardens factor into the water equation? What are the environmental issues?

On this episode, we take a look at California's water supply, where it comes from, where it goes to, its impact on habitats, and how it supplies the farms and gardens that feed us.

How Water Flows

Water is serious stuff, particularly in California where drought is on everyone's minds. Water flows into our houses and it also flows into our farms and gardens. With supplies growing more limited, how do farms and gardens factor into the water equation? What are the environmental issues? We take a look at California's water supply, where it comes from, where it goes to, and its impact.

About The Series:

A GROWING PASSION is a lifestyle program that explores San Diego County’s agriculture and horticulture activities as an expression of this growing earth-friendly movement.

From backyard food production to major horticultural growers, from low water landscapes to sustainable practices around the home and in the garden, we tell stories about the natural and man-made landscapes that shape the social, cultural, environmental and economic interests of our community.

We celebrate how San Diego grows. The series is hosted by Nan Sterman.

Watch On Your Schedule:

All episodes of A GROWING PASSION are available for streaming on demand.

Join The Conversation:

A GROWING PASSION is on Facebook, and you can follow @GrowingPassion on Twitter. Share photos and follow the series on Instagram.

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