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California Drought Keeps Water Price High

Years of lower water levels caused this at Boulder Canyon in Lake Mead | Photo by AlphaTangoBravo / Adam Baker via Flickr
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Despite the much needed rainy season, officials say we are technically not out of a drought until water reserves are replenished. The Metropolitan Water District (MWD) has recently declared they will continue on with their water-rationing plan and sell water at full price.

“We want to rebuild our reserves before starting to discount water,” said Jeff Kightlinger MWD General Manager to The San Gabriel Valley Tribune.