Environmentalists Concerned Drought Causing Salty Bay Water To Invade Delta, Threaten EcosystemState officials are struggling to keep portions of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta fresh as saltier water from the San Francisco Bay pushes inland during another summer of drought.
Water Officials Announce Largest Cuts On Record For California FarmersDrought-stricken California has ordered the largest cuts on record to farmers holding some of the state's strongest water rights.
California Farmers Ordered To Stop Pumping From San Joaquin River WatershedRegulators are ordering farmers with California’s oldest water rights to stop pumping from the San Joaquin River watershed for the first time in memory.
Construction Begins On Emergency Delta Salt Water BarrierConstruction on a $30 million emergency barrier to prevent salt water from entering drinking water supplies began this week in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.
$12 Million Emergency Delta Dam Project To Protect Pumps From Salt Water During DroughtAn emergency dam is being built in the Delta due to California’s drought.
Jerry Brown Tells Water Plan Critics: 'Shut Up, Because You Don't Know What The Hell You're Talking About'Gov. Jerry Brown is taking a blunt approach with critics of his $15 million plan to build twin tunnels to send water around the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
Report: Gov. Brown May Drop Part Of Delta Water Tunnels Project Gov. Jerry Brown is rethinking a major component of the state's proposed $25 billion twin-tunnel water project.
California Farmers Clash As Huge Amount Of Water Pumped From Delta Despite DroughtHuge 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.
Drought Executive Order Streamlines Process To Install Salinity Barriers In The DeltaIf approved, construction on the temporary rock barriers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta could begin as early as May.
Recent Bomb Threats To Airlines Via Twitter Prompts Federal InvestigationIf you saw a Twitter conversation-turned-threat between your airline and a user with ISIS referenced in their name hours before your flight, would you reconsider your travel plans?
If Drought Persists, California May Dam 3 Sacramento Delta Channels To Protect Drinking WaterState water officials say they may dam parts of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta in an emergency measure to protect freshwater used by millions of Californians.
Bomb Threat Grounds Plane From San Francisco At New York's JFK AirportAn all-clear has been given after a suspected bomb threat on a Delta Airlines flight that departed from San Francisco International Airport and landed at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York Monday, a spokesman said.