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BART Dumps Millions Of Gallons Of Underground Water YearlyMillions of gallons of water from one of the underground creeks in San Francisco is being wasted every year because of the creek's proximity to a downtown BART station.
California Farmers Reap Record Sales Despite Historic DroughtCalifornia farmers recorded $53.5 billion in sales n 2014, the same year Gov. Jerry Brown declared the state in a drought emergency.
El Nino Has Been Good To San Francisco's Water SupplyIt looks like San Francisco will have more than enough water this year, thanks to a rainy winter.
Where Is El Niño? SJSU Climate Professor Says Rain To Return SoonWhile a strong start to the rainy season has given way to an extended dry spell and record warmth, a climate professor said the wet conditions typical of an El Nino winter will return.
California Drought's Hardest-Hit May Need Years Of SupportA new state analysis warns that some sectors hit hardest by California's drought may still need help long after the current dry spell ends.
Almond Prices Drop Significantly For California GrowersAlmond prices in California have dropped significantly in the past few months.
EBMUD List Of Water Wasters Shows Some Customers Wrongly PortrayedA list of East Bay water customers showing excessive water use - used by the water district to call attention to those who surpass usage limits - shows inaccurate figures for some customers, according to a published report.
Snowpack In Drought-Stricken California Hits Five-Year HighRecent El Nino storms have boosted the Sierra Nevada snowpack to 115 percent of normal -- more than the drought-stricken state has seen in five years.
Despite El Niño Storms, California Reservoirs Half FullThe recent onslaught of El Nino storms only slightly increased the levels of California reservoirs that stand at half of historic depths for this time of year.
Contra Costa Water District Customers Using 35 Percent LessOne of the water districts that serves Contra Costa County announced Tuesday that its customers cut back on water use by more than a third last month compared to two years ago.
Sierra Snowpack Reaches 115-Percent Of NormalSnow was still falling Tuesday night in the Sierra as storms moved across California, helping bring the state’s snowpack above normal for this time of year.
Despite El Niño Storms, Central Valley Farmers Brace For Continued DroughtFarmers in the San Joaquin Valley are bracing to receive no irrigation water from a federal system of reservoirs and canals for a third consecutive year.

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