[LA FEATURE] Running Dry


Coverage of California's historic dry spell, one of the most severe droughts on record

Drought Prompts Bay Area Water Agencies to Recycle Rain

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    NBC Bay Area's Jean Elle examines water agencies recycling rain water due to the California drought. (Published Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014)

    The California drought has prompted water agencies to recycle rain water.

    "From a little bucket to large system like this, we believe in capturing rain water," said John Scarpulia of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission.

    Rainy Weather Makes Bay Area Roads a Mess

    [BAY] Rainy Weather Makes Bay Area Roads a Mess
    Bay Area rain made the asphalt slick, visibility poor and in some instances the drive into work very dangerous. Bob Redell reports. (Published Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014)

    MORE: Much Needed Rain Pelts Bay Area

    The agency has captured lots of water, especially during the current storm hitting the Bay Area.

    Winter Storm Brings Rain Back to Bay Area

    [BAY] Winter Storm Brings Rain Back to Bay Area
    Believe it or not, this current storm system is the biggest rainfall of the season. But it's not enough to even put a dent on the drought situation. We have team coverage on the rain. Meteorologist Rob Mayeda has the forecast and NBC Bay Area’s Stephanie Chuang reports from Fremont with more on the rain. (Published Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014)

    View more in Jean Elle's video report above.