Drought

Sierra Snowpack Improving; Drought Far From OverAlthough the amount of rain and snow in California this year has reached higher levels than last year, the state's drought is still not over.
Almond Prices Drop Significantly For California GrowersAlmond prices in California have dropped significantly in the past few months.
EBMUD List Of Water Wasters Shows Some Customers Wrongly PortrayedA list of East Bay water customers showing excessive water use - used by the water district to call attention to those who surpass usage limits - shows inaccurate figures for some customers, according to a published report.
Snowpack In Drought-Stricken California Hits Five-Year HighRecent El Nino storms have boosted the Sierra Nevada snowpack to 115 percent of normal -- more than the drought-stricken state has seen in five years.
Despite El Niño Storms, Central Valley Farmers Brace For Continued DroughtFarmers in the San Joaquin Valley are bracing to receive no irrigation water from a federal system of reservoirs and canals for a third consecutive year.
New List Of East Bay MUD Water Wasters Includes Executives, UC ProfessorThe East Bay Municipal Utility District Thursday released another list of more than 700 customers who have been fined for wasting water.
Mother Nature Delivers Another PunchThe latest in a series of storms churned to life in the Pacific rolled through the Bay Area early Wednesday, dumping nearly an inch of rain in Wine Country.
Californians Fall Short Of Water Conservation Target For NovemberResidents of drought-stricken California used 20 percent less water in November, falling short of the governor's 25 percent conservation mandate for a second straight month.
Flood Advisory Issued For I-80 CorridorThe latest in a succession of El Nino storms rolled through the Bay Area early Tuesday, triggering a flood advisory for the heavily traveled I-80 corridor between San Francisco and Sacramento and creating chaos for the morning commute in the Bay Area.
Series Of Storms To Dump Inches Of Rain On Bay AreaLight rain is falling north of San Francisco in what forecasters say is the first sign of a series of storms expected to bring heavy rainfall and a lot of snow to drought-parched California this week.
Official: California Snowpack At 136 Percent Of NormalThe water content of the Sierra Nevada snowpack in drought-stricken California was 136 percent of normal Wednesday when officials took the winter's first manual survey — an encouraging result after nearly no snow was found at the site in April.
JPL: El Niño Weather Conditions Showing No Signs Of WeakeningA new satellite photos show the waters of the Pacific are getting warmer and the conditions for a strong El Niño aren't showing any signs of weakening, according to researchers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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