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California Community In Danger Of Running Out Of Water

Boats normally in the water in Lake McClure now rest in a nearby parking lot. (Curtis Jerome Haynes/Capitol Public Radio)
Boats normally in the water in Lake McClure now rest in a nearby parking lot. (Curtis Jerome Haynes/Capitol Public Radio)

A California community that sits between two large reservoirs is running out of water. About 3,200 people in the Sierra Nevada foothill enclave of Lake Don Pedro rely on water from nearby Lake McClure.

But the lake level is dangerously low.

That’s forcing the community to find another supply.

From the Here & Now Contributors Netwrok, Capitol Public Radio‘s Amy Quinton reports so far, their search has come up dry.

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