California Water Resources Board

A small pool of water is surrounded by dried and cracked earth that was the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California May Urge Residents To Rat Out Water Wasters As Conservation Drops

California officials say residents aren’t doing enough to conserve water, and now state officials want residents to report their neighbors and business owners who waste water.

04/07/2015

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

Proposed Delta Water Tunnels Reignite Battle Over Water Rights

The decades-long war for water rights between the Delta and the Central Valley farms further south is coming to a head.

11/15/2013

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

Delta Sport Fish Have Highest Mercury Concentration In State

A new survey finds that sport fish from rivers and streams in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta have higher levels of mercury in their systems than fish taken from anywhere else in California.

06/02/2013