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14 reservoirs in Southern California near record lows

By Steve Scauzillo, San Gabriel Valley Tribune

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Late winter in year three of an extended drought and the local picture isn’t pretty.

Urban hillsides retain a summer pallor. Eucalyptus trees are turning brown. Rings around Southern California reservoirs are signs of a water supply that’s dropping fast. Prized underground aquifers — though not visible — are shrinking from overpumping and approaching record lows.

And once again, there’s no rain in the forecast.

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