Drought Drying Up Farmers’ Wells; Study Predicts California Economy To Lose Billions, Thousands Of Jobs Lost
Farmers in pockets of California hardest hit by the drought could begin to see their wells run dry a year from now if rain and snow remain scarce in the agriculturally rich state, according to a study released Tuesday.
KCBS Cover Story Series: California’s Record Drought Taking Toll On Central Valley Farmers And Businesses
Cash registers in the Central Valley are seeing less activity these days because there’s less water. The state’s record drought is impacting farm towns in California’s Central Valley in a major way.
Excessive groundwater pumping for irrigation in California’s agricultural belt can stress the San Andreas Fault, potentially increasing the risk of future small earthquakes, a new study suggests.
Well drilling is booming across California’s Central Valley, with some drilling companies booked for months.
A list of resources for saving water indoors, outdoors, in the bathroom, kitchen, garden, and some Water Wisdom with which to impress (or annoy) your friends.
Federal officials have announced $20 million in aid for California farmers affected by the ongoing drought.
This year’s formidable Sierra snowpack has brought good news to California farmers and cities that have endured years of drought.