Motorists pass a Rancho Cordova sign Thursday reminding them to reduce water use due to the statewide drought, as they drive on Highway 50. California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday ordered a 25 percent overall cutback in water use by cities and towns, but not farms, in the most sweeping drought measures ever undertaken by the nation’s most populous state.
Motorists pass a Rancho Cordova sign Thursday reminding them to reduce water use due to the statewide drought, as they drive on Highway 50. California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday ordered a 25 percent overall cutback in water use by cities and towns, but not farms, in the most sweeping drought measures ever undertaken by the nation’s most populous state. Rich Pedroncelli The Associated Press
Motorists pass a Rancho Cordova sign Thursday reminding them to reduce water use due to the statewide drought, as they drive on Highway 50. California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday ordered a 25 percent overall cutback in water use by cities and towns, but not farms, in the most sweeping drought measures ever undertaken by the nation’s most populous state. Rich Pedroncelli The Associated Press

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