These 9 before and after photos show the impact of California's drought
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In these before-and-after images, full water levels are visible around Lake Oroville in Oroville, California and Folsom Lake in El Folsom, California on July 20, 2011 and low water levels are visible on August 19, 2014.
As the severe drought in California continues for a third straight year, water levels in the state’s lakes and reservoirs are reaching historic lows. Lake Oroville is currently at 32 percent of its total 3,537,577 acre feet. Folsom Lake is currently at 40 percent of its total capacity of 977,000 acre feet. (Before images courtesy Paul Hames/California Department of Water Resources via Getty Images, after images by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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