Overflowing California reservoirs not enough to quench drought

Overflowing California reservoirs not enough to quench drought

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By BEN TRACY CBS NEWS April 8, 2016, 7:10 PM

LAKE OROVILLE, Calif. — Southern California is expected to get much-needed rain this weekend, and Northern California has received plenty in recent weeks. But when it comes to drought relief, it’s hardly a drop in the bucket.
Two million gallons of water per minute were being released from one of California’s largest reservoirs because it was simply too full.

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