Lake Mendocino Water Level Drops to Nearly Historic LowThe water level in Lake Mendocino on Thursday fell below 20,000 acre feet despite earlier state orders preventing hundreds of water rights holders from drawing from the Russian River.
CA Drought: Water Regulators Investigating Illegal Siphoning Of Russian RiverThe State Water Resources Control Board is the agency investigating the water losses at Lake Mendocino and they’re asking people to report any illegal water diversions at Russian River.
California Drought: Shrinking Lake Mendocino Forces Water Cuts To Sonoma County Russian River RegionResidents in the Russian River region of northern Sonoma County are already facing mandatory water rationing. But now, the situation has become so dire that some agricultural users are being cut off completely.
Drought Emergency: Healdsburg Orders Shutdown Of Outdoor Watering As Lake Mendocino Dries UpResidents of Healdsburg have been ordered shut down all outdoor watering systems as its only source of water begins to dry up amid a worsening drought.
California Drought: Healdsburg Bans Sprinklers; Sets Personal Water Use To 74 Gallons A DayAs an extreme drought strengths its grip on Sonoma County, Healdsburg officials have unveiled tough new restrictions on water use including limiting individuals to 74 gallons a day and ordering sprinklers and drop irrigation system to be shut down immediately.
California Drought: Exceptional Drought Conditions Spread Across San Francisco Bay AreaAs temperatures begin to soar over the Memorial Day Holiday Weekend, the drought conditions in the already bone-dry hills, forests and fields will only get worse.
71-Year-Old Pilot Survives Ultralight Plane Crash at Lake MendocinoA pilot escaped with only minor injuries when his ultralight plane crashed Thursday into Lake Mendocino after experiencing engine trouble, authorities said.
Discover 5 Lake House Getaways In Northern CaliforniaWhile San Francisco is known more for it's city and nightlife, on the outskirts and neighboring counties, there are some of the best lake destinations in California.
Officials Testing Whether Carp Die-Off At Lake Mendocino Is Possibly Due To Koi Herpes VirusHundreds of dead carp have littered the shores of Lake Mendocino, closing it off to swimming for the time being.
‘Popeye’ The Mussel-Sniffing Dog Visits Northern County Lakes Memorial Day Weekend Authorities are warning boaters at Lakes Sonoma and Mendocino to expect a visitor over Memorial Day weekend. Popeye, the mussel-sniffing dog, will be checking for pesky invasive species.
Massive Water Release From Lake Mendocino Under Scrutiny Amid DroughtWhile rain is finally in the forecast, California’s water situation remains bleak. Residents who rely on Lake Mendocino for water are questioning the government’s decision to drain part of the lake for flood control, despite dry conditions.