Running Dry

Running Dry

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

Monday, Jul 28, 2014 at 06:47 AM PDT

Calif. Not Sure if It's Meeting 20 Percent Water Reduction Goal

Calif. Not Sure if It's Meeting 20 Percent Water Reduction Goal

Six months after California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a water emergency, few state agencies know whether conservation efforts are meeting Brown's request that everyone in the state, from residents to businesses...

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 06:28 AM PDT

Colorado River Basin Rapidly Drying: Study

Colorado River Basin Rapidly Drying: Study

A “shocking” 75 percent of the water relied on by California and other western states over the last decade has come from underground reserves of the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin, according to a...

Friday, Jul 25, 2014 at 06:58 AM PDT

Californians Most Worried About the Drought: Survey

Californians Most Worried About the Drought: Survey

Water worries have surpassed concerns over air pollution for the first time in the poll conducted by the the Public Policy Institute of California.

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 03:55 PM PDT

App Allows Users to Report Local Water Waste

App Allows Users to Report Local Water Waste

For concerned California residents wondering how to report water-wasting in their neighborhoods during the state's historic drought, there's an app for that.

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 05:42 AM PDT

South Bay Water District to Hire Water Cops

South Bay Water District to Hire Water Cops

It's official, the so-called "water cops" are coming to the South Bay. The Santa Clara Valley Water District Board unanimously voted to spend up to $500,000 to hire five to 10 new water cops Tuesday night.

Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 at 06:17 AM PDT

SoCal Cities Consider Tough New Water Waste Rules

SoCal Cities Consider Tough New Water Waste Rules

The cities of Pasadena and Arcadia are considering emergency water restrictions in response to the historic state drought.

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