Drought conditions in parts of Central California have become so harsh that it’s normal to turn on the tap have no coming out. A few months ago we brought you the story of East Porterville where more than 600 homes are without water because their household wells have dried up. Now, some of the town’s residents will have access to something they haven’t had in months.
The last time Gilberto Sandoval took a warm shower was over a month ago.
“I’ve been without running water for the last three months,” Sandoval says. “ No water whatsoever.”