Sean Earley, general manager of Richvale Irrigation District, checks a rice field in 2015. Tens of thousands of Californians have to use bottled water because of contaminants in their drinking water. The Legislature is debating how to pay for helping them.
Sean Earley, general manager of Richvale Irrigation District, checks a rice field in 2015. Tens of thousands of Californians have to use bottled water because of contaminants in their drinking water. The Legislature is debating how to pay for helping them. Manny Crisostomo mcrisostomo@sacbee.com
Sean Earley, general manager of Richvale Irrigation District, checks a rice field in 2015. Tens of thousands of Californians have to use bottled water because of contaminants in their drinking water. The Legislature is debating how to pay for helping them. Manny Crisostomo mcrisostomo@sacbee.com

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