Cadiz Inc. wants to pump billions of gallons of water from an aquifer under its Mojave Desert ranch and sell it to urban water districts.
A company based in downtown Los Angeles has nursed a dream for a number of years now: to pump billions of gallons of groundwater a year from under the Mojave Desert to the thirsty urbanized coast. The plan failed to win over Los Angeles water officials, but some in Orange County said yes. Now, local environmentalists are suing to stop the project. Reporter: Chris Richard