International Agri-Center in Tulare holds water drive for drought victims

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International Agri-Center organization is asking the public to donate bottles, gallons, or cases as part of "Aggie's Water Drive" -- to help families in Tulare County who have run out of water.

International Agri-Center is asking the public to bring water in any form of bottles, gallons, or cases of water or cash donation from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 21st and have an opportunity to take a tour of the AgVentures! Learning Center and Antique Tractor Museum.

The water donated will be given to families in need in Tulare County.

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List of key timeline stories since the summer of 2014

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May 19, 2014 - Drought: Elderly South Valley couple's well already dry

June 9, 2014 - Le Grand faces potential water emergency

July 7, 2014 - Boil water notice for Madera County community of Parkwood

July 8, 2014 - Federal meteorologist: California 2 years away from running out of water

July 14, 2014 - Water pumping causing Valley to sink, could trigger earthquakes

July 15, 2014 - At least 50 water wells across Merced County have run dry

July 24, 2014 - With wells drying up residents turn to water trucks

July 31, 2014 - U.S. Drought Monitor shows massive expansion in California

August 12, 2014 - Madera Ranchos imposes new restrictions as water pressure drops

August 14, 2014 - History emerging from underwater at Pine Flat Lake

August 22, 2014 - Most wells in East Porterville have run dry

September 6, 2014 - Governor signs groundwater legislation that worries farmers

September 26, 2014 - Sinking land is a growing problem in the San Joaquin Valley

September 24, 2014 - East Hanford residents relying on temporary water hook-up

October 12, 2014 - Porterville-area families affected by drought receive water donations

November 7, 2014 - Help coming as more Tulare County wells run dry

November 17, 2014 - Portable showers set up in Porterville after wells run dry due to drought

December 15, 2015 - California drought years from being over

January 30, 2015 - Beer company supplies drinking water to Porterville

February 16, 2015 - NASA warns North America at risk for decades-long drought

February 27, 2015 - Zero water allocation forces Valley farmers to make drastic cuts

March 9, 2015 - Tulare County preparing in case water system fails

March 9, 2015 - Cantua Creek residents face steep rate hike or no water

March 10, 2015 - Drought causing tension between residents and almond farmers

March 12, 2015 - Fresno County officials concerned about bleak water outlook

March 17, 2015 - Groundwater ordinance approved in Merced County

March 17, 2015 - Biologist says Delta Smelt near Extinction

-- Full list of California Drought stories --
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