USA As rain finally falls in California, are residents weary of conserving water? (+video)

After three years of severe drought, some California residents appear to be succumbing to water conservation fatigue. Officials worry that this week's heavy rains could tempt others to fall off the conservation wagon.

By , Staff writer

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With pouring rain outside, street gutters are filled with gushing torrents of water, canyon roads are mimicking small brooks, and intersections look more like ponds. The once-standard winter scene has been absent for the past two years thanks to California’s historic drought.