Sutter County Prune Crop, Devastated In Last Season's Storms, Making ComebackWet weather at the wrong time devastated the prune crop in Sutter County last year.
Proposal Would Commit California To Acting On Shrinking LakeFive months after California outlined a $383 million plan to slow the shrinking of the state's largest lake, agencies will try to make sure officials honor the commitment, according to a report.
Sacramento City Council Votes To Continue Watering RestrictionsThe Sacramento city council has decided to continue conservation efforts by cutting back on residents' water use.
For Some Californians, Effects Of Punishing Drought Not OverDespite record rain and snow, California's drought emergency has not ended for thousands of people in four rural counties.
Governor Brown Declares Historic Drought OverThirsty California lawns faded to brown from a lack of water in four extraordinarily dry years have revived to bright green in neighborhoods across the state.
With Drought Emergency Over, California Water Districts Worry New Rules May Be Too RestrictiveWasteful watering is still banned, but mandatory conservation is no longer in effect. Instead, it's been replaced with a new statewide water-efficiency plan.
Manual Sierra Snowpack Measurement Comes In At 183% Of AverageCalifornia water managers say the Sierra Nevada's most robust springtime snowpack in years could trigger flooding as it melts.
Areas Of San Joaquin Valley Sink Further In 2016, Officials Blame Groundwater PumpingRadar satellite maps created by NASA show land continues to sink rapidly in certain areas of the San Joaquin Valley, putting state and federal aqueducts and flood control structures at risk of damage.
Water Regulators Considering Whether To Lift California Water RestrictionsWater regulators in California will consider Wednesday whether to extend conservation measures prompted by the lengthy drought - even though the state has seen one of its wettest winters in years.
Sierra Snowpack Measures Heaviest In 22 YearsThe state's snowpack measured Thursday at a drought-busting 173 percent of average in the Sierra Nevada -- the highest measurement of its kind since 1995.
Soggy January Hasn't Solved California's Groundwater Problems In DroughtWater experts say what's happening above ground does not provide a full water picture. California's underground supplies remain far below normal.
California Water Officials Warn To Wait Before Declaring End Of DroughtThe agency wants the restrictions to stay in place until at least the end of the rain season, when official snowpack numbers will say how much water the region has for use and storage.