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Drought leaves San Bernardino Basin groundwater levels at historic low

By Jim Steinberg, The Sun

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Groundwater levels for the water-rich San Bernardino Basin are at the lowest levels in recorded history, officials charged with monitoring the basin say.  The basin provides much of the water needs for such cities as San Bernardino, Riverside, Redlands, Loma Linda, Rialto and Highland.  The groundwater drawdown easily surpasses the previous low point reached in 1964, which occurred at the end of a 20-year drought, water agency officials say…. Read the full story: