Amid drought, some California cities seek water sources from within instead of faraway imports

  • by: ALICIA CHANG , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 17, 2014 - 2:50 PM

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Drops of rain fell on Josephine Miller's 1920s bungalow — a watery relief in the midst of a punishing drought. Instead of flowing into storm drains and washing out to sea, an oversized tank harvested the precious resource to keep her thirsty citrus trees and vegetables from shriveling up on dry days.

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