Water use in drought-stricken California plunged by record levels in May, and Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration cited that as proof cities can hit steep summer conservation targets they have blasted as unfair.
The California Legislature has sent the governor a bill to protect residents who let their lawns go brown during the drought.
You can blame the drought; boating season ended Sunday – months earlier than usual for boaters who rent slips at Folsom Lake Marina.
Mother Nature isn’t the only one blamed for California’s drought.
An association of public water agencies that services millions of Californians is asking the state to order farmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to stop irrigating amid the relentless drought.
Drought-stricken California has ordered the largest cuts on record to farmers holding some of the state’s strongest water rights.
Pssst. Ready to water that beautiful lush lawn of yours? The one that’s the envy of the entire neighborhood.
Water experts are urging the state to re-think how it deals with the drought by laying out a series of challenges.
Californians responded to the worst snowpack measurement on record and unprecedented drought restrictions by decreasing their water use 13.5 percent in April, regulators said Tuesday.
Dozens of California farmers aiming to meet voluntary water conservation targets submitted plans to the state saying they intend to plant less thirsty crops and leave some fields unplanted amid the relentless drought.
From drought-shaming to eco-boasting, willing or not, celebrities are playing a role in raising awareness about California’s debilitating drought.
While many in California struggle with the severe drought, people in one upscale community in San Joaquin County are still paying a flat rate, and using as much water as they want. Among the sprawling gated estates of Morada, surrounded by lush, green lawns, there are few signs of California’s four-year drought.