Drought-stricken California has ordered the largest cuts on record to farmers holding some of the state’s strongest water rights.
It was a record harvest for Washington state in 2014, with many California-based wineries starting to invest in properties.
The Masumoto Family Farm hopes to start a “small fruit revolution,” growing smaller peaches during the drought that are still bursting with flavor.
East Bay residents will be seeing higher water bills as increased rates have been approved by the East Bay Municipal Utility District.
The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, which supplies drinking water to 2.6 million Bay Area customers, says the supply looks good heading into summer, but conservation remains a top priority.
A California lawmaker is proposing to let local communities tax the worst water-guzzling residents and businesses as much as 300 percent in the state’s historic drought.
Weeks after he declared a state of emergency, Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration set aside $687 million to help house farmworkers and others struggling in drought-devastated counties. Nearly half of it has not been awarded or spent.
In the middle of a fourth year of drought in California, construction is underway for a massive, $36 million water park in the East Bay of San Francisco.
Millions Of Apartment Renters In California Could Be Forced To Pay For Water During State’s Historic Drought
Millions of apartment dwellers in California have been given a free ride when it comes to water, but now that water supplies are running low, those renters could have an added new expense.
A top California oil and gas regulator has resigned amid questions about oilfield contamination of the state’s water supplies.