CREATE's Dr. Adam Rose Research Team: Earthquake's Disruption of Water Delivery May Crush LA County Economy - Los Angeles Times

An earthquake that shuts down water deliveries from Northern California for a year could devastate the Los Angeles County economy, costing $55 billion and wiping out a half-million jobs, according to a new study.

The research by a team of economists attempts to gauge the effects of a major earthquake disrupting water deliveries from the Sacramento-San Joaquin delta, which provides roughly a quarter of Southern California's water supply.

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