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Current Event October 29, 2014

Living in a Drought


California is in the middle of a four year drought. The city of Santa Cruz has stepped up its conservation efforts with tough water restrictions. Water use is rationed by household, pushing residents to conserve in every way possible. This public radio story takes you to Santa Cruz and sheds light on how the city uses high penalties and water school to get people on board with water conservation.

Economics Civics/Government Environment Earth and Space Science Weather and Climate

Story Length: 3:53

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AIR DATE: 10/15/2014


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