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Dry Conditions

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Los Gatos Creek Going Dry Amid California’s Record Drought

On Tuesday, the water supply to the creek was cut by about 60 percent as South Bay water officials try to conserve what little water they have to work with.

07/08/2014

An overflow spillway stands dry at the Lexington Reservoir on January 28, 2014 in Los Gatos, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Extreme Drought Conditions Force Santa Clara County Water Officials To Let Los Gatos Creek Go Dry

Water officials said they need to reduce flows from Lexington Reservoir to Los Gatos Creek by more than half, so there’s enough water to keep at least some the creek wet until the winter.

07/03/2014

A dry section of the Almaden Reservoir on January 28, 2014 in San Jose. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Santa Clara Valley Water District Asks For 20 Percent Water Consumption Cut

That is double the water use reduction that was being considered just last month.

02/26/2014

(CBS)

San Jose Park Closes Due To High Fire Danger

San Jose’s Alum Rock Park is closed on Tuesday due to high fire danger, a result of hot and dry conditions in the area.

06/12/2012

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California Fire Danger Increases Amid Unusually Dry Winter

Cal Fire is increasing its staff and canceling burn days and planned debris burning in response to increased fire danger because of an unusually dry winter, Cal Fire officials said.

01/05/2012

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