Heavy Rains Help Northern California Water Supply, But More NeededThe past week's storm drenched the Bay Area, essentially doubling rainfall totals for this winter. But the impact on the Bay Area's water supply depends on where you look and who you ask.
Firefighters Forced To Tap Into San Francisco Water Reserves To Fight 5-Alarm BlazeAs flames danced from one commercial building to another early Tuesday, San Francisco firefighters were faced with a dilemma as they battled the conflagration -- they had run out of hydrants.
Water Woes Weighing On Marin County Community Of InvernessAs if pandemic, social unrest, and economic uncertainty weren’t enough, the tiny town of Inverness is facing a water shortage.
Sierra Snowpack Still Below Average Despite Wet MarchWhile California's snowpack in March was in better condition than it was in February, the month's precipitation was not enough to offset the state's dry winter.
Groups Pushing For More Public Access To Hetch Hetchy Reservoir; SF Not InterestedHetch Hetchy reservoir is considered San Francisco’s main water supply and the city is very protective of it. But it’s also a part of Yosemite National Park and some people are pushing for more public access to the area.
Water Officials: Sierra Snowpack Off To Disappointing StartWhile it's too early to sound the alarm, state water officials said Wednesday the first Sierra snow survey came up relatively empty.
Sierra Snowpack Bigger Than Last Four Years CombinedAccording to new data released by NASA, the snowpack levels in the Sierra are currently larger than the last four years combined.
E. Coli Found In Portion Of Los Altos' Water Supply; Boil Alert Issued
50 Million Gallons Of Water Lost In Attack On Inflatable Dam, Worsening Drought Emergency For Alameda CountyAn attack early Thursday destroyed water supplies that could have sustained 500 families, and police are searching for suspects in the crime.
Recycling Sewage Water Into Drinking Water May Become New Normal Amid California DroughtDavid Sedlak, a UC Berkeley professor of civil and environmental engineering and author of the new book “Water 4.0,” on how drinking treated sewage water could be the future.
California Voters Approve Prop 1, $7.12 Billion State Water BondVoters supported Proposition 1 Tuesday, authorizing $7.12 billion for state water supply infrastructure projects.
Gov. Brown, Democratic Lawmakers Propose $687 Million For Drought-Stricken CommunitiesGov. Jerry Brown and the top Democratic lawmakers are proposing to spend $687 million to help drought-stricken communities throughout California, including $15 million for those with dangerously low drinking water supplies.
Storms Lift Reservoirs, But 2014 Still Remains Worst Drought In HistoryStorms reverse reservoir draining trend, with Lake Shasta rising a foot, Folsom Lake rising 14 feet, but how far do they have to go to return to normal?
California Drought Resources & LinksLinks for California Drought agencies, water levels, conditions, climate data, dam projects, and reservoir storage.
Gov. Brown Declares California Drought Emergency In SF VisitGov. Jerry Brown Friday proclaimed a drought state of emergency in what is expected to be the driest year on record in California.