The epicenter of dry wells during California’s last devastating drought was undoubtedly Porterville. The small Tulare County town saw wells go dry enmasse in its unincorporated east side. It became a national headline as the media descended.
Amid the glare of tv cameras, the state pledged to help and agreed to build three new wells.
Five years have gone by, the state is in the grip of another drought and Porterville is walking a tightrope…
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