Jefferson Exchange | February 21, 2014 | 8:30
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Klamath County Prepares For Drought

Commissioner Tom Mallams lays out the bleak prospects for water users in drought-bound Klamath County.

California got there first, but Oregon is not far behind: declaring drought before winter is even over. 

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Gov. Jerry Brown made the California declaration in mid-January.  Gov. Kitzhaber has only made declarations for four Oregon counties so far: Klamath, Lake, Harney and Malheur. 

But more counties will likely be added if the dry winter continues. 

Klamath County Commissioner Tom Mallams joins us to explore the ways in which a drought declaration helps his county.
 

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