California drought: Largest water cuts in state’s history ordered by state regulators

CaliforniaCalifornia state regulators have ordered farmers and others to reduce their water consumption, with the largest cuts in the state’s history. The State Water Resources Control Board ordered over 100 water rights holders to stop all pumping from three major waterways in one of the country’s prime farm regions. Economists and agriculture experts say that the cuts are expected to have little immediate impact on food prices, with the growing of some crops to shift to regions with more water in the short-term. Read Article