CA Drought Has Thieves Stealing Water Like It’s Liquid Gold

by CBS SF Bay Area  |  published on June 14, 2015

597px-Water_spigot_with_hose_attachedMILPITAS (KPIX 5) — Police are warning for businesses and residents to start locking up their taps. California’s drought has gotten so bad, people are stealing water.

Thieves busted the locks on the spigots at a popular Asian shopping center on Barber Lane in Milpitas, just to get their hands on what has become liquid gold.

Palo Alto resident Jason Zhur said he’s shocked it has come this far. “But water’s becoming more expensive than gas,” he said.

  • John VanderKelen

    The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much. I speak this to the people of California in reference to rain because nothing takes place without God’s allowance.

    • punisher

      YOUR CRAZY!! GOD HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THIS. IT’S OUR STATE GOVENOR DUMPING OUR FRESH WATER INTO THE SAN FRANSICO BAY FOR A SMELT FISH. THOUSAN’S OF GALLONS A DAY.

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