Echo Summit

A small pool of water is surrounded by dried and cracked earth that was the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Urban Water Use Increases Month-Over-Month, Despite Dwindling Snowpack, Lingering Drought

Chair of the State Water Resources Control Board Felicia Marcus said residents are falling far short of the twenty percent year over year conservation goal set by Governor Jerry Brown.


Zephyr Point at Lake Tahoe, Nevada (AP)

Highway To Lake Tahoe To Be Closed For Roadwork

Highway 50 at Echo Summit will be closed starting this week as crews work to repair the roadway’s rock wall barrier.