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Drought-stricken town struggles to keep the water flowing




The city of Montague relies heavily on Lake Shastina, down 90 percent from normal this summer
The city of Montague relies heavily on Lake Shastina, down 90 percent from normal this summer
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As the drought continues, a growing number of cities and towns are taking increasingly dramatic steps to keep the taps flowing. The California Report's Daniel Potter has the story of one small city desperately trying to avoid trucking water in.