Well driller Frank Rodriguez checks a soil sample with a screen on a pole to see what is coming out of the new water well drilled in Kingsburg in 2015. The drought left many Valley residents with dry wells.
Well driller Frank Rodriguez checks a soil sample with a screen on a pole to see what is coming out of the new water well drilled in Kingsburg in 2015. The drought left many Valley residents with dry wells. JOHN WALKER THE FRESNO BEE
Well driller Frank Rodriguez checks a soil sample with a screen on a pole to see what is coming out of the new water well drilled in Kingsburg in 2015. The drought left many Valley residents with dry wells. JOHN WALKER THE FRESNO BEE

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