While farmers such as Will Scott Jr. of Fresno are forced to fallow their fields because of the drought, some wealthy Californians continue to use as much water as they please. The Center for Investigative Reporting, using the California Public Records Act, has found that 365 residences in the Golden State used more than 1 million gallons of water during the year ending in April.
While farmers such as Will Scott Jr. of Fresno are forced to fallow their fields because of the drought, some wealthy Californians continue to use as much water as they please. The Center for Investigative Reporting, using the California Public Records Act, has found that 365 residences in the Golden State used more than 1 million gallons of water during the year ending in April. CRAIG KOHLRUSS ckohlruss@fresnobee.com
While farmers such as Will Scott Jr. of Fresno are forced to fallow their fields because of the drought, some wealthy Californians continue to use as much water as they please. The Center for Investigative Reporting, using the California Public Records Act, has found that 365 residences in the Golden State used more than 1 million gallons of water during the year ending in April. CRAIG KOHLRUSS ckohlruss@fresnobee.com

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