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Drought prompts California to limit some water diversions

By The Associated Press - | Aug 4, 2021

FILE - In this June 9, 2021, file photo, the dried, cracked earth of a former wetland that was drained in an effort to prevent an outbreak of avian botulism which occurs in Tulelake, Calif. California regulators are planning to stop thousands of farmers from taking water out of the state's major rivers and streams. The State Water Resources Control Board is considering the extraordinary order because of an historic drought gripping the western United States. The board will vote on the order Aug. 3. (AP Photo/Nathan Howard, File)


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