With the North State’s drought reaching historically severe levels, thousands of Shasta County residents from Happy Valley and Redding to Palo Cedro could face water shortages by the end of summer. The lack of rain and snowfall this past year has left officials scrambling to find new sources of water to get through the dry season. …”We will absolutely, completely run out of water…. We will not have enough water to get through the year,” [Bella Vista Water District General Manager David] Coxey said.
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