In this July 2, 2015 photo, Yaritza Pizano, 4, left, prays alongside her grandmother, Maria Marquez, in their home in the community of Okieville, on the outskirts of Tulare. As Yaritza’s family began to run out of water in 2014, she began to pray for it during her nightly prayer. “God, give us water so we don’t have to move,” she said in a recent prayer.
In this July 2, 2015 photo, Yaritza Pizano, 4, left, prays alongside her grandmother, Maria Marquez, in their home in the community of Okieville, on the outskirts of Tulare. As Yaritza’s family began to run out of water in 2014, she began to pray for it during her nightly prayer. “God, give us water so we don’t have to move,” she said in a recent prayer. Gregory Bull Associated Press
In this July 2, 2015 photo, Yaritza Pizano, 4, left, prays alongside her grandmother, Maria Marquez, in their home in the community of Okieville, on the outskirts of Tulare. As Yaritza’s family began to run out of water in 2014, she began to pray for it during her nightly prayer. “God, give us water so we don’t have to move,” she said in a recent prayer. Gregory Bull Associated Press

No relief for low-income homes as water rates soar

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