Drought Emergency

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Water District In Camarillo Opens $10 Million Plant That Will Turn Saltwater Into Drinking Water

A small water district in Ventura County is taking big steps to help with the state’s drought emergency by turning saltwater into drinking water.

04/17/2015

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No More Playing Nice: California Names, Shames Water Wasters

California is done with gentle nudges and polite reminders to deal with its devastating drought.

04/08/2015

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California Water Company Declares Water Supply Alert, Asks Residents To Cut Water Usage By 20 Percent

Southern California’s largest supplier of water, the Metropolitan Water District, which provides water for 19 million people, declared a “Water Supply Alert” Tuesday in light of California’s historic drought.

02/11/2014

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Gov. Brown Expected To Declare State Drought Emergency

Gov. Jerry Brown will declare a state drought emergency Friday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/16/2014

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Gov. Brown Convenes Drought Task Force

Gov. Jerry Brown is convening a task force to help determine whether a statewide drought declaration is warranted.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/18/2013