In this photo taken Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, is the Centennial Reservoir, one of the two water sources for the city of Willits, Calif. In the midst of a historic drought, the reservoir is only one-third full, forcing Willits city leaders to ban lawn watering, car washing, and mandated all residents to cut water use.
Aside from monitoring the meadows, there's another way to get a good picture of the health of our water supply: From outerspace.
That's where the UC Center for Hydrologic Modeling has been conducting a mission to assess California's groundwater. Jay Famiglietti director of the UC Center for Hydrologic Modeling, led the study and joins the show with more.
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