A drip irrigation emitter reduces water use at a home in Folsom. Today 75 percent of the state remains in drought. While recent rains give hope for a better water year in 2017, if there is one lesson learned from this historic drought, it is that a few storms aren’t enough to reverse the impacts of limited rainfall and hotter temperatures.
A drip irrigation emitter reduces water use at a home in Folsom. Today 75 percent of the state remains in drought. While recent rains give hope for a better water year in 2017, if there is one lesson learned from this historic drought, it is that a few storms aren’t enough to reverse the impacts of limited rainfall and hotter temperatures. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com
A drip irrigation emitter reduces water use at a home in Folsom. Today 75 percent of the state remains in drought. While recent rains give hope for a better water year in 2017, if there is one lesson learned from this historic drought, it is that a few storms aren’t enough to reverse the impacts of limited rainfall and hotter temperatures. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com

Water efficiency must become a permanent California habit

December 19, 2016 1:00 PM

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