After another historically dry winter, California is set to really clamp down on water wasters. For those who don’t go along, the state could put a big drain on your wallet.
A tiny threatened fish could complicate the state’s plans to blow up one of the piers of the old east span of the San Francisco Bay Bridge.
Three of the area’s largest water agencies have rate hikes of up to a third on their agendas.
The NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center describes this as a “weak, weird and late” version of El Niño, and not many places are expected to feel its effects.
California Urban Water Use Increases Month-Over-Month, Despite Dwindling Snowpack, Lingering Drought
Chair of the State Water Resources Control Board Felicia Marcus said residents are falling far short of the twenty percent year over year conservation goal set by Governor Jerry Brown.
Stanford Professor Noah Diffenbaugh says “there are a number of measures that suggest that the drought we’re in now is the worst on record.”
While the calendar says February, Cal Fire is getting an early start on making sure it has enough staff to battle this year’s wildfires.
Another dry winter in the Sierra Nevada has prompted the cancellation of World Cup skicross and snowboardcross races at the Squaw Valley resort in early March.
The Bay Area received some impressive rain over the last few days. One of the wettest spots is a place many people probably haven’t heard of.
Something is suddenly killing hundreds of birds in the South Bay and it might be related to the drought.