Californians responded to the worst snowpack measurement on record and unprecedented drought restrictions by decreasing their water use 13.5 percent in April.
An unseasonably cold spring storm pushed south through California and Nevada on Thursday, bringing snow to Sierra Nevada peaks that have largely been free of snowpack after another dry year.
The cables to the summit of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park are opening Saturday — three weeks ahead of schedule because of the low snowpack
For the first time in history, the May snow survey has been canceled due to California’s severe drought.
Gov. Jerry Brown Issues Calls For Mandatory 25 Percent Water Reduction With No End In Sight For Drought
He has ordered officials to impose mandatory water restrictions for the first time.
Drought-stricken California will conduct its final manual snow survey on Wednesday in the Sierra Nevada — and the outlook isn’t good.
SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — Not all droughts are created equal. In fact, not all dry years are created equal. This is especially true this winter, where the disparity between our rainfall deficit (not that […]
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.
California’s third snow survey this winter found the Sierra Nevada snowpack is far below normal and leaning toward being the lowest on record in more than two decades.
California’s second snow survey this winter found the Sierra Nevada snowpack is far below normal after a dry, unusually warm January.