Tough times are getting tougher in California: Wildfire season is already well underway and cities are doing everything possible to conserve water, from ripping out lawns to seriously considering “pee-drinking.”
The entire state is experiencing some level of drought, but within that, there are different categories, from “abnormally dry” right on through to “extreme drought.” Oh, and then there’s the absolute worst — “exceptional drought” — and as of Thursday, a full third of California has made it to that level, up from 25 percent on June 10.
That means a full 77 percent of the state is now experiencing extreme to exceptional drought, according to he U.S. Drought Monitor.
to read more: salon.com
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