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How will Gov. Brown's planned $687.4 million bring drought relief?

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A sercret service agent looks over a farm field as President Barack Obama speaks to the media on California's drought situation on February 14, 2014 in Los Banos, California. Obama met with farmers and ranchers while pledging millions of dollars in federal funds for drought relief projects in California
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A sercret service agent looks over a farm field as President Barack Obama speaks to the media on California's drought situation on February 14, 2014 in Los Banos, California. Obama met with farmers and ranchers while pledging millions of dollars in federal funds for drought relief projects in California

Yesterday, the governor announced a plan which includes funding to improve conservation, clean up drinking water and make irrigation systems more efficient.

Governor Jerry Brown wants to spend $687.4 million on drought relief.

RELATED: Gov. Brown proposes $687 million for California drought relief

Yesterday, the governor announced a plan which includes funding to improve conservation, clean up drinking water and make irrigation systems more efficient. The money would also go to providing emergency drinking water to those in need and emergency food and housing for those out of work because of the drought.

For more on this, we go to Lester Snow Executive Director of the California Water Foundation 

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