This July 23, 2015, photo provided by the California Department of Water Resources shows the Russell Avenue bridge over the Delta-Mendota Canal in Firebaugh. The drought has caused the bridge to subside until there is almost no space between bottom of bridge decking and canal water surface. NASA says parts of the San Joaquin Valley are sinking faster than ever as groundwater is being pumped during the drought.
This July 23, 2015, photo provided by the California Department of Water Resources shows the Russell Avenue bridge over the Delta-Mendota Canal in Firebaugh. The drought has caused the bridge to subside until there is almost no space between bottom of bridge decking and canal water surface. NASA says parts of the San Joaquin Valley are sinking faster than ever as groundwater is being pumped during the drought. Florence Low California Department of Water Resources
This July 23, 2015, photo provided by the California Department of Water Resources shows the Russell Avenue bridge over the Delta-Mendota Canal in Firebaugh. The drought has caused the bridge to subside until there is almost no space between bottom of bridge decking and canal water surface. NASA says parts of the San Joaquin Valley are sinking faster than ever as groundwater is being pumped during the drought. Florence Low California Department of Water Resources

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