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California farmers dig deeper as wells run dry

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 05:50

San Francisco

NEAR California's Success Lake, more than 1,000 water wells have failed. Farmers are spending US$750,000 to drill 1,800 feet (about 550 metres) down to keep fields from going fallow. Makeshift showers have sprouted near the church parking lot.

"The conditions are like