Legal News: California drought: Why is there no mandatory water rationing?

Fourteen months into a historic drought, with reservoirs running low and the Sierra snowpack 27 percent of normal, a growing number of Californians are wondering: Why isn’t everyone being forced to ration?

…”The lawsuits would last longer than the drought,” said Barton “Buzz” Thompson, a law professor at Stanford University.

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