June 22, 2014 12:00 AM

Pain of California’s water shortage is spreading

Thousands of Californians who rely on water diverted directly from streams are starting to feel the pain from water-rights curtailments ordered by the state. One example is the small community of Outingdale in El Dorado County, where residents are limited to 68 gallons of water a day per person – about a third of the state average.

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