No Water State Tells Farmers And Cities
The little rain we've been getting in the central valley is a little refreshing, but it just wasn't enough to dig us out of the water crisis.
A major announcement from the US Bureau of Reclamation is expected at the end of the month.
Deliveries to state water project customers could be cut to zero.
Right now, the House of Reps is discussing emergency drought relief for the state.
It can't come soon enough.
State water officials say we are dangerously close to running out of water.
The state's reservoirs are at about 35% of their normal levels for this time of year.
This dry winter is expected to start a chain reaction of consequences that may include higher prices for fruits and vegetables, higher unemployment rates, and longer lines at food banks.