California Drought

California Fines Water Suppliers For Failure To Cut BackState officials for the first time are fining California water suppliers for failing to meet a mandated 25 percent reduction in water use in the state's battle against a widespread drought.
State Releasing Latest Water Figures, Discussing PenaltiesState officials plan to tell Californians what penalties they are taking against communities that fail to meet a mandated 25 percent reduction in water use when they announce usage figures Friday, in the state's battle against a widespread drought.
Lake Tahoe Gearing Up For More Than Just Snow After Four Years Of California DroughtIt’s called the Ale Trail, and an interactive online map shows outdoor enthusiasts 20 cool trails and local brew houses near them.
Residents Save Water, Hit With Higher RatesYou would think that saving water would help you save money.
NOAA: Thanks To El Niño, The U.S. Looks Pretty Wet This WinterForecasters say this winter El Nino will leave a big wet but not necessarily snowy footprint on much of the United States, including parched California.
California Craft Beer Brewers Balance Drafts And DroughtAmid severe drought, the water board in this Southern California town imposed restrictions on Fallbrook Brewing Co., just as the tiny brewer doubled capacity to meet demand for its craft beers.
Californians' Fake Lawns Protected By New LawCities in drought-stricken California can no longer stop residents from installing fake grass to replace their water-guzzling lawns.
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.
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