San Luis Obispo County Declares "Drought Emergency"
Updated On: Mar 11 2014 07:39:11 PM CDT
The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors have unanimously voted to declare a "drought emergency" for the county.
The vote was passed five to zero Tuesday afternoon.County officials say declaring a "drought emergency" will allow the county and its residents to be eligible for federal and state grants.
At the meeting, they revealed a recent report stating the county is at at 35% of the amount of rainfall it should be receiving.
Meantime, Santa Barbara County declared a drought emergency in January.
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