California Drought Recovery - NBC Southern California

Coverage of one of California's most severe dry spells on record and its dramatic turnaround

Mar 2, 2017

Quiz: California's Wild Winter Weather

Quiz: California's Wild Winter Weather

Put what you know about California's weather and its history to the test.

Apr 28, 2015

QUIZ: Who Can Save Us From the Drought Now?

QUIZ: Who Can Save Us From the Drought Now?

If you think you know it all about California's drought, then water you waiting for? Test your knowledge of the shower-shortening dry spell!

Apr 17, 2015

QUIZ: What Do You Know About Drought Cutbacks?

QUIZ: What Do You Know About Drought Cutbacks?

The drought that's plaguing the Golden State is into its fourth year. Test your knowledge of the river-shriveling dry spell.

Apr 3, 2015

QUIZ: CA's New Water Restrictions

QUIZ: CA's New Water Restrictions

Sweeping new water-use restrictions will go into effect across California, Governor Jerry Brown ordered Wednesday, April 1. But do you really know what the mandatory restrictions mean for you?

Mar 19, 2015

QUIZ: How Water Smart Are You?

QUIZ: How Water Smart Are You?

The drought that's plaguing the Golden State is into its fourth year. That's long enough for you to have soaked up plenty of info about the reservoir-emptying dry spell.

Mar 16, 2015

So You Think You Know About California's Drought?

So You Think You Know About California's Drought?

Test your knowledge of the drought that's plagued California for more than three years.

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Coverage of California's water crisis and updates on what might be the state's worst drought on record. Visit this page for video, galleries and reports on what's being done to address the problem.

 

Resources

Drought Impacts Map: Use this interactive map to see how the drought has affected agriculture, energy, plants and wildlife, water supply, industry and fire hazard.

 

How Much Rain Do We Need?: This tool calculates how much precipitation is required to end current drought conditions.

 

California Drought Monitor: A weekly update on drought severity in California, including a drought monitor map and short- and long-term outlooks.

 

Report Water Waste: Become a water watcher today. Find out how to report wasteful water use.

 

 

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