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Weather / Washington Floods / California Drought and Benefits #250192

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Dec 04, 1977
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(Studio) Weather in northw., in aftermath of floods in Washington noted. Report on contd. California drought and profit it makes for some.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Sacramento Valley, California) Report on some companies' benefits from drought. Marshall Rose's watersaving device sales cited as example [ROSE - didn't expect them to sell as well as they did.] Also making profits from drought are well-drilling companies; details noted, include drilling firms which aren't skilled or licensed. Problems of Dave and Donna Elder in being victimized by driller outlined. [ELDER - describes losses due to driller.] [Drilling contractor Don MICHEL - thinks drought has caused panic that makes people willing to accept anyone who promises well in wk. or 2.] Benefits prospective for mfrs. of drip irrigation equipment cited.
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

Reporter(s):
Kladstrup, Don;
Dean, Morton
Duration:
00:03:30

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