Yet another Northern California ski resort is closing early due to a lack of snow amid the state’s historic drought.
With the state expanding emergency water restrictions in the wake of the drought, some Bay Area residents could soon be asked to conserve even more. It could happen as soon as next week in Santa Clara County.
KCBS has learned that Saint Mary’s Cathedral, the principal church of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, has installed a watering system to keep the homeless from sleeping in the cathedral’s doorways.
Some Northern California Farmers Not Planting This Year, Sell Water To Los Angeles At $700 Per Acre Foot
The rice industry in the Sacramento Valley is taking a hard hit with the drought. Some farmers are skipping out on their fields this year, because they are cashing in on their water rights.
California water regulators have approved more restrictions on lawn watering and are adding new limits on water use by businesses as the drought persists.
Californians could see even tougher water restrictions after a key meeting gets underway Tuesday in Sacramento. Aside from limiting lawn watering to two days a week, there would be changes for the hotel and restaurant industry.
A ski resort south of Lake Tahoe has suspended its winter operations due to a lack of snow and could end up closing the rest of the season for the earliest time in about 40 years.
California water regulators are likely to increase water restrictions, yet most local water departments have been reluctant to crack down on violators.
A NASA scientist is saying California only has about one year of water left in its reservoirs, after years of record drought.
Water rationing or water conservation, has been a priority in my household (and probably yours) for the past 3 years. In fact, water conservation has become “a game” for me! Every month, I am anxious to tear open my water bill and see just how much more I saved over the previous month!