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In this Feb. 28, 2014 photo, Santa Monica, Calif., resident Josephine Miller stands next to her 200-gallon water storage tank that collects rain from her home's roof to water her garden. With California in a drought, some communities in recent years have turned to water conservation measures in an effort to cut down on imported water.  (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

In this Feb. 28, 2014 photo, Santa Monica, Calif., resident Josephine Miller stands next to her 200-gallon water storage tank that collects rain from her home's roof to water her garden. With California in a drought, some communities in recent years have turned to water conservation measures in an effort to cut down on imported water. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

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