California Drought: Cotati Farm Rescuing Livestock Abandoned Due to Water ShortagesThe drought is affecting every part of Bay Area life in ways residents never could have imagined. But in rural Sonoma County, it's having a devastating impact on the region's farm animals.
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 Depleting Bay Area Reservoirs, Driving Urgent Need For ConservationThe state's severe drought is transforming the landscape of our streams, lakes and reservoirs as the supply of water is depleted day by day.
Giant Goldfish Are Taking Over Lakes and Ponds Around the CountryResidents in Minnesota are being reminded not to dump their goldfish in ponds and lakes, and for good reason. Someone fishing in Burnsville recently pulled a giant goldfish out of Keller Lake — an odd sight, yet one that is becoming common in the United States.
Drought Ravages California's Reservoirs Ahead Of Hot SummerAlong with other California reservoirs, Lake Oroville is shrinking with surprising speed amid a severe drought, with state officials predicting it will reach a record low later this summer.
California Drought: West Marin Cattle Ranchers Facing Dire Water ShortagesWhen it comes to the drought, the situation for agriculture has gone from worrisome to downright scary. And anyone who plans on eating beef this year will likely feel the affects as well.
Scientists: Water Shortages In West Likelier Than Previously ThoughtThere's a chance water levels in the two largest man-made reservoirs in the United States could dip to critically low levels by 2025.
Growing List Of NorCal Communities Running Out Of Water In Just 60 DaysAt least a dozen communities in Northern and Central California are at risk of running out of water in just 60 days. The areas in jeopardy include Colusa and El Dorado and Butte County.
San Jose Declares Drought Emergency With Citywide Water ShortageCity leaders are now calling for residents to cut back on water use by 20 percent.
State Water Officials Warn Of Shortages If 2014 Winter Is DryState water officials are warning that low water levels in reservoirs across the state should be a warning that conservation measures might be necessary to get through next year.
Water Shortage Blamed For Massive Bird Die-Off At NorCal Wildlife RefugeThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is blaming a lack of water for a massive die-off of migrating birds at a wildlife refuge on the Northern California-Oregon border.