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'Can we go back to watering our driveways now?' and other lessons to consider before California's next drought hits

The last drought’s behind us, which means the next one’s on the way.

With summer here to remind Californians what it’s like to be hot and thirsty we fired three big questions at Bettina Boxall, the Los Angeles Times’ most experienced water reporter.

She answers in these short videos.


So Bettina, were concerns about California’s drought overblown?

Was the drought overblown? Bettina answers: "Well...." (Produced by Robert Meeks / Los Angeles Times)

Who were the drought’s biggest losers and winners?

Who were the drought's biggest winners and losers? Bettina answers: "And the losers were...." (Produced by Robert Meeks / Los Angeles Times)

Can we go back to watering our driveways now?

Can we go back to watering our driveways? Bettina answers: "Are you out of your...." (Produced by Robert Meeks / Los Angeles Times)

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