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Wasted Water: Freeway sprinklers on full blast during storm

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Not everyone used the rain as an opportunity to save water. 

A CBS News 8 viewer saw Cal Trans sprinklers up and running during a downpour, and she took pictures. 

The viewer took the pictures of Cal Trans watering ice plants off Interstate-5 at the Lomas Santa Fe exit during Friday morning's storm. 

According to the state agency, the sprinklers are on a timer and it was not manually turned off before the storm, but currently are turned off. 

CBS News 8's Abbie Alford reports from Solana Beach with what Cal Trans is doing to prevent wasting water during future storms. 

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