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Runoff

Rain, Puddle, Reflection

Storms Lift Reservoirs, But 2014 Still Remains Worst Drought In History

Storms reverse reservoir draining trend, with Lake Shasta rising a foot, Folsom Lake rising 14 feet, but how far do they have to go to return to normal?

02/10/2014

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Half Moon Bay Orchid Farm Settles Environmental Suit For $139K

A Half Moon Bay orchid farm has agreed to pay $139,000 to settle allegations that it spilled hundreds of gallons of diesel fuel into a creek and illegally installed an irrigation pump.

06/22/2012

Snow on the road in the Sierra. (CBS)

Sierra Nevada Snowpack Still Below Average After Recent Storms

State water officials say recent storms have not made up for this year’s dry winter, leaving California’s snowpack at below average levels.

01/30/2012

California Department of Water Resources (DWR) Chief of Cooperative Snow Survey Frank Gehrke (L) weighs a snow sample while assisted by Kasey Schimke, DWR Assistant Director for Legislative Affairs January 29, 2010 near Meyers, California. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Dry Start To Winter Leaves Sierra Without Snow

The state Department of Water Resources conducted its first snow survey of the season Tuesday but found little snow to measure.

01/03/2012

Some San Franciscans Baffled By Ranked Choice Voting System

Next week, San Francisco voters will elect a new mayor with a system many of them still don’t quite understand.

11/01/2011

San Francisco Bay

Storm Runoff Dumping Toxics Into San Francisco Bay

A new study says urban runoff is dumping heavy loads of mercury, PCBs and other toxic chemicals into San Francisco Bay.

CBS San Francisco–10/06/2010