"The cavalry" has descended on East Porterville, an unincorporated area in Tulare County that claims about 12 percent of the state's failed wells. But residents and even some government officials say progress has been painstakingly slow, if not altogether ineffectual. It's been two years since the state sunk $1.2 million in a new well that remains untapped.READ MORE ►
Life by the drop
The wells have run dry in East Porterville, so why is a $1.2 million water system still untapped?