California Drought News. Water Usage Declining?

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Californians have significantly reduced their water usage. John Iadarola and Ana Kasparian (The Point) hosts of The Young Turks discuss.

“Earlier this year, the Central California city of Fresno had a problem.

California’s drought was dragging on and the city had among the strictest watering restrictions in the state. The city had a long-standing history of trying to cut water use, but despite its efforts, 3,000 people were still watering their yards everyday in March.

“So we did kind of a social experiment,” Fresno spokesman Mark Standriff told BuzzFeed News Wednesday. “We sent out two different kinds of postcards.”

In one of Fresno’s postcards, a friendly cartoon character smiled at suspected water wasters against a blue and bubbly background.”

Read more here: http://www.buzzfeed.com/jimdalrympleii/californians-have-finally-made-huge-cuts-in-their-water-use#.yeMG3m8yP

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