California Drought

FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, file photo, Frank Gehrke, chief of California Cooperative Snow Surveys Program for the Department of Water Resources, right, walks out to the meadow to conduct the second snow survey of the season at Echo Summit, Calif. The survey showed the snow pack to to be 7.1 inches deep with a water content of 2.3 inches, which is 12 percent of normal for this site at this time of year. In a normal year this location is usually covered in several feet of snow. State officials reported Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, that residents in drought-stricken California met Gov. Jerry Brown's call to slash water use by 20 percent for the first time in December, when water use fell by 22 percent compared to the same month in 2013. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli,File)


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By March 04, 2015

The Associated Press

The Associated Press


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