Desperate Californians steal water from fire hydrants as rich community pays half a million dollars for overwatering lawns

Desperate Californians steal water from fire hydrants as rich community pays half a million dollars for overwatering lawns


‘The ongoing water crisis in California has sparked an apparent crime wave in some parts of the state, with desperate residents illegally taking water from fire hydrants in the middle of the night to keep their lawns green and their animals happy. Reports indicate that, in some areas, as much as 10 percent of the water supply has gone missing, presumably due to theft, a premonition of much worse things to come if rains remain at bay.’
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