Mega-Drought

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Drought, Plastic Bags Prompt New California Laws

California’s historic drought prompted the Legislature into action in 2014, leading lawmakers to regulate groundwater for the first time and override homeowners associations that fine members for replacing lawns with more drought-tolerant landscaping.

12/27/2014

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Santa Clarita Valley’s Water Supply Hit Hard By Mega-Drought

Santa Clarita Valley water officials said they’ve had to shut down some of the wells that supply water for home and businesses because they’re drying up.

09/07/2014

The Los Angeles Aqueduct carries water from the snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountains, which carry less snow than normal, to major urban areas of Southern California.

Forecasters: Big Storm Won’t Break Calif. Drought

Rain and snow, which began to fall in drought-stricken California on Friday, is expected to continue through the weekend in the biggest storm that the area has seen in more than a year.

02/08/2014

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