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Mount Wilson Observatory has completely run out of water

Drought causes shutdown of fountains and restrooms Since Friday, astronomers and hikers alike have been treated to a rude awakening after arriving at the Mount Wilson Observatory. After that long trek up the mountain, they may be in need of a splash of water on the face or a water bottle refilled to the brim. Sadly, though, the faucets at the top have run dry. KPCC is reporting that drought conditions at the observatory have caused officials to shut off fountains, sinks, and toilets as a conservation measure.
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