Although levels at Lake Casitas rose slightly after last week's storm, the area is still in a severe drought. (photo by Tim Dewar)
Kimberly Rivers, Ojai Valley News correspondent
Think for a minute about how you use water every day: washing your face, your shower, your houseplants, the vase of cut flowers, hosing off the patio, keeping those trees green, fruit ripening and flowers blooming. What if you turned on the tap and nothing came out?