Clouds are reflected in a rain-flooded field at the corner of South James Road and West Whites Bridge Avenue on Feb. 18, 2017, west of Kerman. This winter’s wet weather is being credited in part for lower water use statewide in January.
Clouds are reflected in a rain-flooded field at the corner of South James Road and West Whites Bridge Avenue on Feb. 18, 2017, west of Kerman. This winter’s wet weather is being credited in part for lower water use statewide in January. SILVIA FLORES sflores@fresnobee.com
Clouds are reflected in a rain-flooded field at the corner of South James Road and West Whites Bridge Avenue on Feb. 18, 2017, west of Kerman. This winter’s wet weather is being credited in part for lower water use statewide in January. SILVIA FLORES sflores@fresnobee.com

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