California Drought

More Winemakers In California Using Less Water To Grow GrapesRUTHERFORD, Calif. (AP) - The grape vines that grower Frank Leeds tends in Napa Valley stand among the unheralded heroes of California's drought, producing decade after decade of respected Cabernets and other wines without a drop of added water.
Californians Surpass Water Saving Mandate For 3rd Straight MonthState official say Californians have surpassed a mandate to save water for a third consecutive month, using nearly 27 percent less in August than the same month in 2013.
Rain Returns To Valley, Most Action South Of SacramentoWet weather has finally returned to Northern California.
PG&E Says Drought Dried Northern California ReservoirMountain Meadows Reservoir is dry and an official with Pacific Gas & Electric Co. says the drought is to blame for the dead fish and 5,800 acres of mud that remain.
Treated Wastewater Available To Sacramento County Residents – For FreeCustomers of the Sacramento Sanitation District will be able to fill up with free treated sewage water directly from the treatment plant.
Fed Upgrade El Niño To Strong, But Not As Big As 1997-98Federal forecasters upgraded this year's El Niño to an unusual strong status, but said it's probably not a record breaker or drought buster.
Barge Aims To Prevent Folsom Lake From Becoming Dead PoolWork has begun on building a barge that would supply Folsom with drinking water if water levels get so low the current system doesn't function.
Drought Relief Crowdfunding Site Aims To Help California Families With Water is hoping to serve between 25 and 50 families through its campaign, but those who need the water have to meet an income requirement.
Feds Cutting Folsom Lake Water Flows In Half As It Nears 'Dead Pool' LevelThe lake has long stood as one of the most troubling symbols of California’s four-year drought, but with new projected outflows, it could be in deeper trouble.
State Experiments With New Approach To Regulate Pot Farms Water UseFish and Wildlife officers have recently joined local narcotics teams in inspecting pot farms that are allegedly draining a half million gallons of water a day from Northern California's Eel River as part of a unique state effort to identify growers willing to work with authorities to monitor water use and environmental effects from marijuana cultivation.
When The Wells Run Dry: How Central California Is Coping With The DroughtLooking for water to flush his toilet, Tino Lozano pointed a garden hose at some buckets on the bare dirt of his yard.
El Dorado County Group Claims Irrigation District Chose Green Lawns Over Fish And WildlifeFrom a lush landscape to bone dry, the sight of Deer Creek makes Kathy Motz fighting mad.