Frank Gehrke of the California Department of Water Resources and California Gov. Jerry Brown walk out into a snowless meadow on April 1, when the latest snowpack measurements showed a historically low total. Brown quickly issued an executive order for a statewide cut of 25 percent in water usage, compared with 2013.
Frank Gehrke of the California Department of Water Resources and California Gov. Jerry Brown walk out into a snowless meadow on April 1, when the latest snowpack measurements showed a historically low total. Brown quickly issued an executive order for a statewide cut of 25 percent in water usage, compared with 2013. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com
Frank Gehrke of the California Department of Water Resources and California Gov. Jerry Brown walk out into a snowless meadow on April 1, when the latest snowpack measurements showed a historically low total. Brown quickly issued an executive order for a statewide cut of 25 percent in water usage, compared with 2013. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com

Sacramento region faces new round of hefty water cuts

April 07, 2015 06:14 PM

UPDATED April 08, 2015 04:55 PM

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