The Sunset Hill Cemetery received grant money to hire three workers to help in drought-relief efforts through June 2016.
he drought relief grant was given by the state of California to Tehama County to divide up.
"Cemeteries typically use a lot of water," said Steve Crane of the Corning Cemetery District. "At one time we were known as the 'Corning car wash' because when people would drive by their cars would get watered. That was from our sprinklers pouring water into the roads. But not anymore."
Crane added the cemetery replaced the sprinkler system with a high tech drip system.
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