First it was gold. Then they came for oil. But the reason they stayed was water.

At the turn of the century, Los Angeles found its continued growth threatened by lack of water. A shady deal known as “The Rape of the Valley” diverted the Owens River to the city, away from those who legally controlled the water rights. Drought is a look at a near future Los Angeles where this never occurred…

The times and circumstances may change, but corruption never does.


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