Southern California Struggles to Stave Off Drought

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Instead of reducing water use by 20% as Governor Brown has called for, California has increased it by one percent. In the Southland, it’s up by 8%. The State Water Quality Control Board is cracking down by establishing fines for wasteful practices, and LA’s Department of Water and Power says it’s going to beef up enforcement of rules that are even tougher.

Credits

Guests:
Bettina Boxall - Los Angeles Times - @boxall, Jay Famiglietti - UC Irvine - @JayFamiglietti, Penny Falcon - Los Angeles Department of Water and Power - @LADWP

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Evan George