Running Dry

Running Dry

Drought-stricken California communities face a third-consecutive dry year with no relief in sight

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By Jeanne Kuang

SoCal Water Waste

NBC4 viewers sent in these photos of water going to waste in Southern California.... See Full Gallery

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014 at 12:55 PM PDT

Lady Gaga Joins Water Conservation Effort

Lady Gaga Joins Water Conservation Effort

The "Artpop" singer has partnered with the State of California's drought awareness program to release a public service announcement asking Californians to conserve water at home.

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014 at 06:41 AM PDT

Outdoor Water Waste Is Banned Statewide

Outdoor Water Waste Is Banned Statewide

After a marathon meeting and last minute revisions of language, California's Water Resources Control Board late Tuesday gave its approval to regulations prohibiting outdoor water waste. The move is in...

Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014 at 07:18 PM PDT

California Water Use Rises Amid Crippling Drought

California Water Use Rises Amid Crippling Drought

Californians increased their water consumption this year during the severe drought, despite pleas from the governor to conserve, fallowed farm fields and reservoirs that are quickly draining, according to a...

Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014 at 10:11 AM PDT

Wells Could Run Dry in One Year: Study

Wells Could Run Dry in One Year: Study

Farmers in pockets of California hardest hit by the drought could begin to see their wells run dry a year from now if rain and snow remain scarce in the agriculturally rich state, according to a study...

Monday, Jul 14, 2014 at 12:59 PM PDT

Los Feliz Golf Course Reopens with Water Saving System

Los Feliz Golf Course Reopens with Water Saving System

The grand re-opening of the course Monday introduced a fully automated recycled water system throughout the 15-acre facility. Six acres of thirsty grass have also been replaced by drought resistant landscaping...

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