An overwhelming majority of Californians agree the state is facing a serious water shortage, but most are also opposed to mandatory rationing.
Well drilling is booming across California’s Central Valley, with some drilling companies booked for months.
It’s far from certain, but conditions are pointing toward El Nino conditions next winter and spring — and the possibility of significant rain for the parched West Coast.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Thursday she has dropped $300 million in emergency spending from drought-relief legislation to try to improve prospects for getting the bill passed.
The event, which normally includes a swim in the Uvas Reservoir near Morgan Hill, can’t be held there because the water level is too low.
Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Lab have come up with an innovative plan to preserve fresh drinking water during this drought. Scientists have a new way to take the salt out of saltwater.
The $200 million comes from a 2006 general obligation bond, Proposition 84, approved to help regional water systems.
The record drought in California may have meat lovers changing their eating habits. Over the past year, the price of beef has gone up significantly.
After last week’s rain, how do cities stand on the verge of another wet week? Many areas still need over two feet of rain just to reach normal. Check your city to see how bad the drought still is.
More rain is on its way to the Bay Area as early as Monday, and weather forecasters said to expect cold temperatures, hail, and the possibility of snow on the region’s peaks.