Some Central California residents solely rely on water deliveries due to drought

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Monday, April 6, 2015
Porterville water delivery

PORTERVILLE, Calif. (KGO) -- Some residents in Central California are getting their water needs met solely by deliveries.[br /][br /]Hundreds of homes in Porterville have gone nearly two years without water in their wells, which is normally supplied by runoff from the mountains.[br /][br /][b][url HREF="" TARGET="" REL=""]VIDEO: Gov. Brown issues first-ever mandatory statewide water use restrictions[/url][/b][br /][post ID="603553" /][br /][br /]Many of them can no longer get water from their taps, which means residents have to improvise on the basics like doing dishes, taking showers and flushing toilets.[br /] [br /]They desperately rely on weekly water deliveries from the city. [br /][br /]Experts say with the state in its fourth year of drought, this could be the stark future for California's 38 million residents.[br /][br /][url HREF="" TARGET="" REL=""]click here[/url] for tips on how to conserve water.[/i][/b][br /][br /][i][b]For full coverage on the drought, [url HREF="" TARGET="" REL=""]click here.[/url][/b][/i]