Gov. Jerry Brown and the top Democratic lawmakers are proposing to spend $687 million to help drought-stricken communities throughout California, including $15 million for those with dangerously low drinking water supplies.
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?
Links for California Drought agencies, water levels, conditions, climate data, dam projects, and reservoir storage.
Gov. Jerry Brown Friday proclaimed a drought state of emergency in what is expected to be the driest year on record in California.
San Francisco voters must decide in November whether the city should take a first step towards draining Hetch Hetchy and restoring the natural course of the Tuolumne River.
Advocates of an effort to restore Hetch Hetchy Valley planned Monday to turn in about 16,000 signatures to San Francisco elections officials – more than enough signatures to qualify a measure for the ballot this November.
An interview with Mike Marshall with Restore Hetch Hetchy and Ed Harrington with the San Francisco PUC on the possibility of restoring Hetch Hetchy Valley to its natural state.
The technology provides treated water to the tap.
A broken well pump has cut off water to the coastal San Mateo County town of Pescadero, and officials say the pipes could stay dry for days.
Customers in the East Bay could be spared from a drought or other emergencies thanks to an intertie project between two agencies.