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Drought: As wells run dry, water trucks gain popularity




Many rural California residents rely on private wells for tap water — wells that are starting to dry up.
Many rural California residents rely on private wells for tap water — wells that are starting to dry up.
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As the drought grinds on, more and more communities that depend on well water are watching their wells run dry.

Drilling new, deeper wells is expensive, and there's no guarantee they'll actually produce water.

So, what to do?

Ezra David Romero with the California Report has this story about another solution -- one which rolls on four wheels.