California Drought

Statewide Drought Forces Californians To Take Drastic Measures For Water Conversation

California Farmers Propose Ways To Save Water, Avoid Steeper Cuts

The farmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta east of San Francisco proposed the deal to spare themselves deeper mandatory cuts later.

06/03/2015

Backyard swimming pool. (CBS)

Drought Dries Up Water Resources For Bay Area Backyard Swimming Pools

City and utility drought policies across the Bay Area are limiting how often pools can be filled and by how much — and sometimes barring fill-ups entirely.

06/01/2015

Backyard swimming pool. (CBS)

$5 Billion Swimming Pool Industry Sinking With California Drought

The backyard swimming pool is becoming the latest victim of the lingering California drought.

06/01/2015

water faucet

Drought: California’s Mandatory Water Consumption Cutbacks Begin June 1

Starting Monday, Californians must cut back on their water usage. It’s part of the new state rules to deal with the drought.

05/31/2015

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Pleasanton Neighborhood Keeps Lawns Green During Drought Thanks To Free, Recycled Water

The Dublin-San Ramon Water District has become a local watering hole of sorts. When Teralyn Fredericks heard they offered free water, she and her neighbors became frequent fillers

05/31/2015

Malibu resident, Cher has let her grass go brown and has talked about the water shortage on Twitter. In a post last month, she complained California used fresh water for fracking.  (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images)

From Drought-Shamed To Eco-Conscious, CA Celebs Take The Lead On Water Conservation

After weeks of drought-shaming, California’s eco-conscious entertainers are trying to take the lead on water conservation.

05/31/2015

Lake Don Pedro in Stanislaus County. (CBS)

Small California Town Pays Hefty Price To Drill For Water During California Drought

The small town of La Grange sits right between a lake and a reservoir, still it’s about to run out of water. While they dig for a solution, it comes with a hefty price.

05/26/2015

Flooding Road in Healdsburg

Flooding In Texas, Oklahoma Fueling Hope That California’s Drought Will Soon End

Years of extreme drought may be coming to an end in Texas and Oklahoma as heavy rains caused deadly flooding, and it’s fueling hope that California’s drought may soon come to an end as well.

05/25/2015

Man carries his son in his arms during a daily walk at his property in  Queensland, Australia that suffered from the country's longest drought on record. Almost 80% of the region was affected. The government approved emergency drought relief to assist eligible farmers. (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)

California Seeks Drought Solutions From Australia, World’s Driest Inhabited Continent

Desperate for solutions, Californians have taken a keen interest in how Australia coped with its “Big Dry,” a torturous drought that stretched across the millennium, from the late 1990s through 2012.

05/25/2015

Alameda Creek dam destroyed by vandals, releasing 50 million gallons of water that had been stored for the drought. (KPIX)

50 Million Gallons Of Water Lost In Attack On Inflatable Dam, Worsening Drought Emergency For Alameda County

An attack early Thursday destroyed water supplies that could have sustained 500 families, and police are searching for suspects in the crime.

05/22/2015

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