Governor Brown Declares Statewide Drought Emergency

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California Gov. Jerry Brown points to satellite images of past and... News PhotoCalifornia,Drought,Emergencies and Disasters,Full Length,Horizontal,Image,Jerry Brown,Nature,Politics,Press Conference,San Francisco - California,Snow,Talking,USA,Water,Weather,WinterPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2014 Getty ImagesSAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 17: California Gov. Jerry Brown points to satellite images of past and current snow coverage as he speaks during a news conference on January 17, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Gov. Brown declared a drought state of emergency for California as the state faces water shortfalls in what is expected to be the driest year in state history. Residents are being asked to voluntarily reduce water usage by 20%. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)