Drought: Rationing Is Rough In Central California Town Without WaterThe wells have run dry in the Central California town of Okieville. Water rationing has become a way of life in this town.
NASA Scientist Says Epic Drought Leaving California With Only 1 Year Of Water LeftA NASA scientist is saying California only has about one year of water left in its reservoirs, after years of record drought.
California Pharmacies Rationing Prescription Strength Cough Syrup In Busy Flu SeasonPharmacies in the Bay Area are rationing the cough syrup that doctors prescribe for upper respiratory infections due to the severe flu season.
California May Impose Mandatory Water Restrictions, $500 Fines For Wasters During Record DroughtDrought ravaged California could be on the brink of mandatory water restrictions on water use, with fines of up to $500 a day for those who don’t comply.
San Francisco Hopes Sexy Voice Will Help Save Water, New Ads Say Conservation Feels ‘Oh, So Right’After a slow start, customers of San Francisco’s Hetch Hetchy water system are starting to conserve more, but if they don’t keep it up, The SF Public Utilities Commission says they’ll have to impose mandatory rationing.
San Francisco PUC Considers Mandatory Water Rationing— 1st In Over 20 YearsSan Francisco Public Utilities Commission may impose mandatory water rationing for the first time in more than 20 years. Despite the continuing drought, the commission says it appears many aren't heeding the conservation call.
Some Californians Allowed To Keep Using Water For Free Amid Record DroughtCalifornia’s blistering heat has spared wildfires and is worsening what could be a record drought. While some are bracing for severe water rationing, others with certain privileges can continue to use as much water as they want for free.
Pleasanton Imposes Mandatory Water Restrictions, Excess Use To Trigger Large FinesBusinesses and residents in Pleasanton will have to cut back on water usage by 25 percent or face fines after a unanimous city council vote Tuesday night.
California Snowpack At 18 Percent Of AverageWith summer approaching state water managers say California’s snowpack is at 18 percent of average for the date.
Santa Cruz Begins Mandatory Water RationingResidents in single-family homes are now required to limit water use in Santa Cruz, or face added fees.
Santa Cruz Approves Mandatory 25 Percent Water RationingThe mandatory cuts, due to the statewide drought, are the first in the city in nearly 25 years.
East Bay Water District Officials Recommend Voluntary Conservation, Despite DroughtOfficials with the East Bay Municipal Utility District have recommended to continue asking residents to reduce their water use by 10 percent, without mandatory water rationing.
Californians Acknowledge Drought But Want Others To Cut BackAn overwhelming majority of Californians agree the state is facing a serious water shortage, but most are also opposed to mandatory rationing.