Monday, February 3, 2014

Water Rates for Seniors, Poor Scrutinized by Lawmakers

California’s drought is stressing the state’s water system, with implications for cities, farmers, and fragile ecosystems. Among those most vulnerable are water users in poor and elderly communities, an issue that state lawmakers faced in a joint hearing of the Utilities Committee and the Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care. Christopher Martinez reports from the State Capitol.