Wildfires, countless acres of decimated farmland, at least a dozen communities running out of water within days, and massive fish kills are just the beginning, as the short-term climate shows no signs of a return of moisture.
The finishing touches are being put on a plan to give Bay Area residents rebates on their water bills.
California has exhausted its initial firefighting budget just three months into its fiscal year.
Is our current drought in California part of a natural weather pattern, an aberration, or climate change? KCBS In Depth cohosts speak with Dr. Peter Gleick, a globally recognized scientist who is an expert in water and climate issues, about challenges ahead for California in the midst of the worst drought on record.
At least a dozen communities in Northern and Central California are at risk of running out of water in just 60 days. The areas in jeopardy include Colusa and El Dorado and Butte County.
Emergency workers are worried about glaciers on Mount Shasta’s North slope after U.S. Forest Service crews Monday dealt with mud flow from a melting glacier that covered two roads and a bridge in muck, logs and rocks and forced a mountain creek out of its banks.
Gov. Jerry Brown took his message on climate change to the world stage Tuesday addressing the United Nations Climate Summit as part of star-studded lineup urging action on global warming.
Pools have been losing their appeal in parts of the Bay Area as the worst drought in decades continue to shape residents’ relationship with water.
Wholesale Water Supplier To Half California’s Population Quickly Running Through Supplies As Drought Drags On
The giant wholesaler that provides drinking water for half the California population has run through two-thirds of its stored supplies as the state contends with a punishing drought.
Environmental scientists at UC Berkeley are saying that there are too many trees in the California’s forests. Scientists say that less trees would leave more rain water available to meet the state’s demand.