California Farmer Sues Oil Companies For Allegedly Contaminating Water Supply, Killing CropsA California farmer's irrigation water contained the very same salty compounds found in wastewater produced by dozens of nearby oil wells.
Sonoma County Water Agency Announces Rate HikeResidents and businesses served by the Sonoma County Water Agency will pay one to two percent more for water, despite conservation efforts during the years-long drought.
Americans Buying More Bottled Water Than SodaAn industry tracker says bottled water overtook soda as the No. 1 drink in the U.S. by sales volume last year.
Rain-Soaked Californians Using Less WaterCalifornians are using less water than they have in years, thanks partly to winter rains that are doing the lawn-watering for them.
Extraordinary Winter Tests California Flood Control InfrastructureThe crisis at the Oroville Dam can teach us a large lesson about the state of California's water infrastructure.
Anderson Reservoir Is So Full Of Water That It's Seismically UnsafeSouth Bay water officials are urgently trying to lower a reservoir to reduce pressure on a shaky dam.
Amid Wet Winter, Coalition Seeks End To California Drought Emergency A coalition of state and local leaders is pressing California to lift restrictions on urban water use in the wettest winter for years to drench the state.
Over 40% Of California Out Of Drought After Storms, Feds SayFederal monitors announced Thursday that 42 percent of California has emerged from a five-year drought after some of the heaviest rain and snow in decades.
Santa Cruz Residents Urged To Conserve After Water Pipeline DamagedSanta Cruz is facing a serious water shortage after the most recent storm damaged a main pipeline.
California Snowpack At 53% Of Normal Ahead Of Winter StormsSurveyors plunged a pole into the Sierra Nevada snowpack on Tuesday and took the first measurement of the season.
Change In Water Source Prompts Complaints About Taste Along PeninsulaA simple water source switch has Peninsula officials fielding complaints from residents about the taste of the water coming from their taps.
Environmentalists Urge Lawmakers To Crack Down On Water-Guzzling FarmsCalifornia's environmentalists urge lawmakers to require water cutbacks for farmers, who use 80 percent of the state's water.