News and culture through the lens of Southern California.
Hosted by A Martínez
Airs Weekdays 9 to 10 a.m.

In midst of drought, water bottler pumping resource with little scrutiny




Joe Philipson/Flickr Creative Commons

Listen to story

07:31
Download this story 3.0MB

As California enters its fourth year of extreme drought, water is becoming an ever more precious commodity. But according to a new investigation from the Desert Sun newspaper - Nestle - the biggest water bottler in the US, has been pumping this resource on National Forest lands in San Bernardino with little oversight from the government.

Reporter Ian James joins the show to talk more about his investigation.