No Más El Niño? Snowpack Measurement Confirms Drought Not OverState water surveyors found a barely average snowpack in the Sierra Nevada on Wednesday, setting the stage for tough decisions to come on water conservation requirements for California residents.
Smaller Water Bills Could Be Coming To East Bay Homeowners As Soon As MayWater officials in the Bay Area are hoping residents are still doing their part to conserve, despite recent rains, and if things keep going well there may be smaller bills as soon as May.
Beverly Hills Water Wasters Get The Message After City Sends Warning LettersA crackdown on excessive water use in Beverly Hills seems to have finally gotten the message across, even to the rich and famous.
California's Largest Reservoirs Still Well Below AverageCalifornia’s largest reservoirs act as a report card for water officials, and unfortunately the grades aren’t very high right now.
Healdsburg School Using Bottled Water For Remainder Of Year After Lead ScareIt will be bottled water for the remainder of the school year at Healdsburg elementary after a lead scare they have only just learned was a false alarm.
Californians Fall Short In Mandated Drought Water CutbacksCalifornians are starting to fall behind the state's mandatory 25-percent water conservation target even though the state remains in drought.
El Niño Has Been Good To San Francisco's Water SupplyIt looks like San Francisco will have more than enough water this year, thanks to a rainy winter.
Contra Costa Water District Customers Using 35 Percent LessOne of the water districts that serves Contra Costa County announced Tuesday that its customers cut back on water use by more than a third last month compared to two years ago.
Californians Fall Short Of Water Conservation Target For NovemberResidents of drought-stricken California used 20 percent less water in November, falling short of the governor's 25 percent conservation mandate for a second straight month.
Laser-Guided Imaging Reveals California May Lose 58 Million Drought-Starved TreesHigh-tech imaging has revealed the dire, drought-starved state of tens of millions of California's oldest, tallest trees. Even heavy rains from a persistent, strong El Niño may not save them.
Sierra Snowpack Holding Twice As Much Water As It Did Last YearThe Sierra snowpack is now holding twice as much water in the form of snow as it did this time last year, officials say.
Bay Area Taxpayers Footing Bills For Water Board Members' Expensive ConferencesEl Nino may help, but California’s still in its 4th year of drought. We’ve all been forced to cut back and pay more for water. But what about the agencies providing it? Are they cutting back too?

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