Los Angeles’ 100 biggest residential water customers have cut back on their wasteful ways, but they still pumped enough during the fifth year of California’s crippling drought to supply the needs of 2,800 ordinary households.
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All this recent rain won’t stop California from sinking
The powerful storm that pounded California recently seemed like the break the state so desperately needed. But it wasn’t enough. In fact, there is probably no storm capable of washing away California’s water woes, scientists say.
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California cracks down on its Wet Princes
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The world already would be out of water if everyone ate like Americans
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