Airbnb for Water Could Help California's Drought

Airbnb for Water Could Help California's Drought

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Tara Bellucci
Apr 16, 2015
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About 80% of California's water is used by its agriculture industry; like in other states, California penalizes farmers that don't use all of their allotted water rights. Startup SWIIM wants to be a sort of Airbnb for water, where farmers can lease their water rights to those who need it, while still keeping its value intact.

An Airbnb For Water Could Help Farmers With California's Devastating Drought | Co.Exist

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