Bureau Of Reclamation May Release More Water To Save Salmon In Klamath BasinThe federal agency that oversees water in Northern California's Klamath Basin is taking another look at releasing some to prevent the spread of disease among salmon returning to spawn in drought conditions
California Plans To Vote On New Water Bond Measure For November ElectionPressed by a deadline and California's severe drought, state lawmakers are scheduled to vote Wednesday on a measure that would swap out an existing water bond on the November ballot.
Drought Drying Up Farmers' Wells; Study Predicts California Economy To Lose Billions, Thousands Of Jobs LostFarmers in pockets of California hardest hit by the drought could begin to see their wells run dry a year from now if rain and snow remain scarce in the agriculturally rich state, according to a study released Tuesday.
Salmon Spawning Rebound Put At Risk By DroughtThe drought has local water officials concerned and calling for a ban on fishing in the Russian River watershed. Meanwhile, the local fishing industry is alarmed about the potential