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"There are no assurances or guarantees that it will produce anything," Richard Hansen, general manager of Three Valleys Municipal Water District told the Associated Press. "But it doesn't hurt to try."
Los Angeles engaged in cloud-seeding from the 1950s to the 1990s, when the practice was suspended because of concerns that it could trigger landslides.
But other areas, including nearby Santa Barbara, have continued to use the method, typically employing airplanes or ground-based generators to spray silver iodide above mountains and watersheds.