Amid drought, California says state water won't be available to agencies serving millions

  • by: JASON DEAREN , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 31, 2014 - 6:15 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Amid severe drought conditions, California officials announced Friday they won't send any water from the state's vast reservoir system to local agencies beginning this spring, an unprecedented move that affects drinking water supplies for 25 million people and irrigation for 1 million acres of farmland.

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