How many years of water does California have left?. Image 1.

California has about


year of water left


According to satellite data collected by NASA, California only has one year of water supply left in its reservoirs and groundwater is running out.

The Golden State has been experiencing a catastrophic drought that has led to massive fires and dead crops, but the outlook for the future seems to be that it will only get worse. 

The L.A. Times has a rundown of options for the beleaguered state, starting with an enforcement of water rationing. If you're a California resident, you can start with following the old "if it's yellow let it mellow," rule.