PBS NewsHour

Could California’s drought make residents sick?

Clip: 09/03/2016 | 6m 48s

As California's five-year drought continues, the community of East Porterville has become an epicenter for the state's water shortage. Of the 1,800 homes located in the town, nearly 500 have lost wells that provided water for bathing and washing food. Officials worry the predicament will take a toll on the health of the community’s 7,000 residents. NewsHour's Hari Sreenivasan reports.

Aired: 09/03/16

Rating: NR

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