SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Some California communities want to rely less on water piped in from distant sources and tap their own supplies instead.
California is in its third dry year. The historic drought has affected farmland, dried up reservoirs and forced some rural communities to ration water.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With California facing a drought emergency, some communities have taken steps to increase their local water supplies.
Here are some ways water is being squeezed out: