How long can an elderly person live without water?
People, of all ages, can only live 72 hours without water.
"no!!!" Actually, it depends. When you say "can anything live without water", do you mean ever? or live for a long time without water? If you mean ever, then no, I don't know of anything that can live without water. But there are many things that can go for a very long time without water, like camels etc.
I am not sure whether there is a general law in California that mandates residents to have operating utilities. However, all states have public health codes which can used to fine or prosecute parents or legal guardians when a home has no water, sewer, or electricity in a home with minor children or any person who is at risk medically. For example, the health department could cite a caregiver when an elderly and physically ill…