Water is so important to the livihood of so many.
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Erected on the edge of hundreds of acres of crops in Kern County, Calif., crews are currently working around the clock on a massive well. At first glance, you may think they’re drilling for oil. But this project is digging for something of a different value.

Third generation farmer Devon Yurosek and his family have invested heavily in the two thousand foot water well on their farmland. In the midst of the worst drought in California’s history, the Yuroseks need water to help grow pistachios, pomegranates and cherries.

Their well is just one of a number popping up throughout the area.