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Irrigation

Water Pump

Central Valley Farmers Drill Deep To Defeat Drought

Well drilling is booming across California’s Central Valley, with some drilling companies booked for months.

04/13/2014

faucet (AP)

Water Saving Tips And Resources

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.

02/21/2014

A sign on a farm trailer reading 'Food grows where water flows,' hangs over dry, cracked mud at the edge of a farm April 16, 2009 near Buttonwillow, California. Central Valley farmers and farm workers are suffering through the third year of the worsening California drought with extreme water shortages and job losses. The office of California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger predicts Central Valley farm losses of $325 million to $477 million and total losses for crop production and related business to be between $440 and $644 million. Central Valley is expected to lose 16,200 to 23,700 full-time jobs and food prices are expected to rise nationwide. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Feds Announce $20M In Aid For Drought Affected Farmers

Federal officials have announced $20 million in aid for California farmers affected by the ongoing drought.

02/04/2014

Bridalveil Fall, Yosemite Valley

Formidable Snow Pack Means Good News For Farmers

This year’s formidable Sierra snowpack has brought good news to California farmers and cities that have endured years of drought.

CBS San Francisco–05/07/2011