Regulators are ordering farmers with California’s oldest water rights to stop pumping from the San Joaquin River watershed for the first time in memory.
While most of us are scrambling to save water, California almond growers are taking heat for planting more and more trees amid a historic drought.
Families in one Central Valley farming community are coping with a lack of running water as the drought deepens and their remaining wells run dry.
As California enters its 4th year of drought, the state’s multi-billion almond crop is helping drive a sharp debate about water use.
Huge amounts of water are mysteriously vanishing from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta — and the prime suspects are farmers whose families have tilled fertile soil there for generations.
Gov. Jerry Brown defended his order requiring Californians statewide to cut back on their water use in a historic mandate that spares those who consume the most: farmers.
California is in a serious drought. It’s time to save water if only a gallon at a time. But did you know by giving up one steak dinner, you could take dozens of 10 minute hot showers? Here’s why.
A destructive insect that could have serious adverse impacts for wineries and agricultural water use was discovered in Marin County last week, county officials said.
A destructive insect that could have serious adverse impacts for wineries and agricultural water use was discovered in Marin County last week, county officials said Wednesday.
California’s third snow survey this winter found the Sierra Nevada snowpack is far below normal and leaning toward being the lowest on record in more than two decades.