Parts of the southeast are still gripped in a devastating drought. Lawns are parched from a lack of rainfall and stringent watering bans have been imposed. Susanna Capelouto reports from Georgia Public Broadcasting.
California has long dealt with the issue of water shortages. But there hasn't been much of an effort to impose mandatory water restrictions. Jeffrey Kightlinger, of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, talks to Madeleine Brand about why there are not serious efforts to raise public awareness of water conservation.