U.S. Drought MonitorEvery Thursday, federal water officials update the U.S. Drought Monitor showing the levels of arid conditions across California, the West and the nation. Click to see the update to date conditions on Northern California.
Surviving Drought Tips -- Around The HomeWith Northern California in the grips of worsening drought conditions as we head into the summer months, here are some tips from state water officials on how to make your home more water efficient.
Drought-Stricken Marin Putting Into Place Tough Water Use RestrictionsAs another drought grips the San Francisco Bay Area, Marin County has become the first local municipality to adopt tough new water use restrictions as local reservoir levels continue to drop to alarming levels.
With Reservoir Levels Low, Mandatory Water Restrictions Loom For Marin ResidentsMandatory water restrictions are looming for nearly 200,000 Marin County residents. The Marin Municipal Water District is set to make the decision Tuesday evening.
Lack Of Spring Rain Leads State To Worry About Possible MegadroughtWater experts in California are expressing concerns of a possible “megadrought” after a wet "March miracle" didn’t come to fruition and a spate of April showers seems highly unlikely.
California's Snowpack Lagging In Water For WinterA California water official says that the water in the state’s mountain snowpack is currently about half of average for early winter, but noted that a dry start doesn't always predict the season's outcome.
'We Really Didn't Expect This' - NASA Ames Researchers Contribute To Discovery Of Water Molecules On The MoonNASA wraps up a busy October with another significant announcement regarding the discovery of molecular water on the sunlit surface of the moon.
Santa Rosa Neighborhood Faces Water Crisis After Fire EvacuationsApart from wildfires, residents in one Santa Rosa neighborhood are dealing with another crisis: it could be weeks before people have access to  safe drinking water.
Doctor Provides Tips For Avoiding Heat Stroke This WeekendAs the sun bakes the Bay Area, local doctors agree on one thing: you probably aren't drinking enough water.
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.
Coronavirus Update: SJ Water Service Uninterrupted During Bay Area-Wide Shelter-In-PlaceSan Jose Water customers will have uninterrupted service and water shutoffs for nonpayment will be suspended while the Bay Area undergoes shelter-in-place orders.
California Could Limit 'Flushable' Wipes Tied To Sewer ClogsLegislation in California that advanced on Thursday would require products that cannot be flushed down the toilet to be clearly labeled as such.
Researchers: Drought Threat Lingers Over Northern California; 'Hope For Rain'hat kind of winter is California having? This year, trying to answer that presents another question, and that is how would one like to do the measuring? That is exactly the kind of thing they work on at U.C. Davis.
San Francisco City Hall Swapping Out Bottled Water For Tap Under New Pilot ProgramSan Francisco city officials and employees will no longer be sipping bottled water, but instead tap water.
December Storms Give California A Promising SnowpackDecember storms gave California a promising snowpack despite a slow start, state water authorities said Thursday.