Brian Snow drinks from a fountain during his lunch time rum surround by brown grass at State Capitol Thursday July 3, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif. Brian Ferguson, a spokesman for the Department of General Services, said lawns at the Capitol are being allowed to die to show residents the seriousness of the drought and to set an example of thrifty water use.
Brian Snow drinks from a fountain during his lunch time rum surround by brown grass at State Capitol Thursday July 3, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif. Brian Ferguson, a spokesman for the Department of General Services, said lawns at the Capitol are being allowed to die to show residents the seriousness of the drought and to set an example of thrifty water use. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
Brian Snow drinks from a fountain during his lunch time rum surround by brown grass at State Capitol Thursday July 3, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif. Brian Ferguson, a spokesman for the Department of General Services, said lawns at the Capitol are being allowed to die to show residents the seriousness of the drought and to set an example of thrifty water use. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com

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