Last week we talked about the California drought and, even though we are expecting rain in the state this week, it’s certainly not going to be enough to relieve us of this water shortage. Governor Gerry Brown called a drought emergency last week, calling on California residents to reduce their water use by 20 percent.
Why? Cities like San Jose and Los Angeles usually get about 15 inches of rain annually. Last year, each received only three inches each. Also, our state’s snowpack is at 17 percent of its normal level, which means no spring run-off to provide water for our state. Continue Reading →