In April of 2015, California found itself in a drought and Governor Jerry Brown imposed a 25% water restriction to all water usage throughout the state. This, in part, due to an unprecedented 4 year drought.
Here we look back of some iconic photos of the California Drought of 2015. Some are by Pulitzer Prize photographer Damon Winter of the New York Times.
There is a silver lining in this cloud of uncertainty.
Californians stepped up their efforts in water conservation in July, boosting total savings to 31 percent from 27 percent in June. Both exceeded the 25 percent requirement imposed by Gov. Jerry Brown earlier this year. The fact that water conservation improved during one of the hottest summer months shows that the populace is at last heeding the message that California’s four-year drought is serious. (Water Deeply)