Recent polls show that nearly every adult in California has gotten the message – the drought is serious, we have to save water, wherever and whenever possible. Nearly everyone, it seems, except the Department of Water Resources.
Gino Celli inspects some recently sprouted corn on land he farms near Stockton. Celli has senior water rights and draws irrigation water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. Photo: Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press