California orders steep water cuts for farmers amid drought

June 12, 2015 9:08 PM

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State water officials told more than a hundred senior rights holders in California's Sacramento, San Joaquin and delta watersheds to stop pumping from those waterways.

California produces 100 percent of the nation's almond supply, and 80 percent of those consumed worldwide. But in the midst of the state's histor...

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