Southern California Water Use Soars Amid New Drought Fears Overall water use is climbing in Southern California as that part of the state plunges back into drought, forcing state and regional water managers to consider reinstating some bans and conservation programs.
Drought Deepens Dramatically In Southern CaliforniaCalifornia is rapidly plunging back into drought, with severe conditions now existing in Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los Angeles counties — home to one-fourth of the state's population, a national drought monitor said Thursday.
Half of California's Vegetation at 'High Risk' from Warming Climate, UC Scientist SaysA new study led by a UC Davis scientist finds that, at current rates of carbon emissions, more than half of California's natural vegetation is at risk by the end of the century.
Water Officials: Sierra Snowpack Off To Disappointing StartWhile it's too early to sound the alarm, state water officials said Wednesday the first Sierra snow survey came up relatively empty.
Record Dry Raises Fears Of Drought's Return To CaliforniaWater managers say it's too early for fears that California is sliding back into drought as abruptly as the state fell out of it.
Central Valley Farmers Fight Fears of Drought as Long Dry Spell Stretches Into New YearStockton usually gets about 3 1/3 inches of rain in December. Last month, the area only saw 0.05 of an inch.
California Salmon Get Lost Swimming Upstream To Spawn Due To Drought-Warm WaterDisoriented salmon in California are having a hard time finding their way back upstream after catching a lift earlier.
Loss Of Water In Drought Caused Sierra Nevada To Grow An InchA new NASA study says loss of water from rocks during drought caused California's Sierra Nevada to rise nearly an inch in height.
California's Historic Massive Tree Die-Off Grows By 27 MillionAn additional 27 million trees have died throughout California since November 2016, bringing the total number of trees that have died from drought and bark beetles to an historic 129 million.
California’s Tree Die-Off Gives Life To New BusinessIn the Sierra National Forest, there are more dead trees than live ones. And figuring out what do with them is a towering task.
Dublin Residents Concerned About Drinking Water QualityResidents in a Dublin neighborhood are concerned about the safety of their drinking water after a sample test by officials last week revealed the presence of E.coli bacteria.
Droughts Leave California Fishermen ReelingCommercial salmon fishermen are struggling after several bad years of drought and a Bay Area congressman wants to secure money for them from the feds.

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