>> After a wet winter in California, officials are celebrating the end of one of the state's worst droughts in history.>> We knew this day would come but we wanted to make sure we got it right.>> Governor Jerry Brown lifted the drought declaration in all but four counties on Friday,
ding most restrictions he put in place in 2014.
While months of drenching storms and melting snow pack of replenished reservoirs, officials were still require some long term water use limits imposed last year. The State is also developing water preservation standards including setting statewide conservation targets.>> The State actually has a 20% target for 2020. Most water suppliers have exceeded that amount.
>> The drought cost the agricultural economy billions of dollars, killed an estimated 100 million trees, and deprived some communities of reliable sources of drinking water. All costs that officials hope will lead people to change wasteful water habits for years to come.