Wednesday Top of the Scroll: For Californians without water access, coronavirus adds another layer of struggle
Lucy Hernandez knew something was wrong when she arrived at a Walmart store in Visalia, California, last month, shortly before Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a statewide stay-at-home order to slow the spread of the coronavirus. On the normally well-stocked shelves, Hernandez couldn’t find bottled water.
- Foothills Sun-Gazette: Water advocates advise against bottled water hoarding
- San Diego Union-Tribune: Water safe to use and drink during pandemic, officials reassure
- The Confluence: Blog: Water and COVID-19: An early overview from California
- California Department of Water Resources: Blog: Amid COVID-19, essential work continues with commitment to public engagement and transparency