Water Levels

The California Department of Water Resources weighs a snow sample on January 29, 2010 near Meyers, California. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Last California Snow Survey Reveals More Bleak Water News For The State

The final survey for 2014 found more bare ground than snow in the Sierra Nevada, and the snowpack at a mere 18 percent of average.

05/01/2014

(Credit: Brandon Mercer, CBS SF)

Storm Has No Effect On Reservoir Levels, California Drought

Despite clouds, rain, slick roads, and snow down to lake level in Tahoe, the precipitation on Tuesday and Wednesday had little or no effect on reservoirs, with Folsom Lake reporting higher water levels before the storms than after.

01/30/2014

(Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Santa Clara County Residents Avoid Mandatory Water Conservation

Water officials in Santa Clara County are still advising residents to conserve, but are not making it mandatory this year.

04/19/2012

(Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Even Heavy Rain Won’t Boost South Bay Water Levels

Even though Silicon Valley is expected to get some heavy rainfall this week along with the rest of the Bay Area, it isn’t expected to change the overall water picture in the dry valley.

03/13/2012

lake tahoe

Swimmers Ask ‘Where’s The Beach?’ As Tahoe Water Level Near Record High

The water level in Lake Tahoe is the highest it’s been in years. While this summer had many folks at Lake Tahoe searching for a dry beach to lay down a towel, this is great news for downstream water users in the coming year.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/24/2011

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