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Tahoe Ski Resort Owners Welcome Fresh Powder, Keep Hopes Alive For White Winter

“Were expecting Mother Nature to cooperate,” she said. “We’d really like to have that, but we have a state-of-the-art snowmaking system and to get us open today it took a huge effort.”

11/21/2014

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Man Faces Jail Time Or $4,000 Fine For Not Watering Lawn

Fernand Bogman says he’s being a responsible citizen by not watering the grass at his San Bernardino County home during California’s drought.

11/21/2014

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Feinstein: Drought Relief Bill For Central Valley Dead For 2014

She vowed to try again in 2015, but the outcome could be even less certain because Republicans will control both houses of Congress after they retook the Senate in this month’s midterm elections.

11/20/2014

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San Diego Advances Plan To Recycle Wastewater Into Drinking Water During California Drought

The plan calls for initial production of 15 million gallons a day by 2023 and 83 million gallons a day by 2035, or about one-third of the city’s water supply.

11/18/2014

San Diego City Council expected to advance a plan to produce 83 million gallons of recycled water a day by 2035; one-third of the city's water supply. (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

San Diego Eyes Recycling Wastewater For Drinking

San Diego City Council expected to advance a plan to produce 83 million gallons of recycled water a day by 2035; one-third of the city’s water supply.

11/18/2014

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Dry Central California Town Gets Portable Showers

Hundreds of people living in a drought-stricken California farm town could soon be taking their first hot shower in months after county officials set up portable facilities in a church parking lot.

11/18/2014

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Delta Sod Farmer Brings Drought-Resistant Turf That Requires Less Water To Stay Green

Zuckerman’s Delta Bluegrass Company has researched a variety of native California grasses and experimenting with a blend of seeds to create new sod. Zuckerman said the company has come up with several lawn options that can remain emerald green year-round and require a lot less water.

11/10/2014

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Sacramento Preparing For Worse Drought Conditions By Fixing Intake Facility Pumps

Sacramento is now making use of its slice of $200 million dollars set aside earlier this year by Gov. Jerry Brown for statewide drought projects.

11/06/2014

Statewide Drought Forces Californians To Take Drastic Measures For Water Conversation

Where Is $200 Million In Drought Relief Going In California?

Here’s a list of the local projects funded by a $200 million Department of Water Resources grant in the Sacramento region.

11/06/2014

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Coastal California Residents Using Far Less Water

New data tracking per-capita residential water use for the first time shows residents in the state’s coastal areas are using far less water than those in inland communities.

11/04/2014

Statewide Drought Forces Californians To Take Drastic Measures For Water Conversation

State Water Officials Propose $500 Billion In Future Water-Related Projects

California’s top water officials are calling for up to $500 billion in additional spending on water projects in coming decades.

10/30/2014

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California Farmers Challenge Emergency Drought Cutbacks

Farmers in California’s Central Valley are going to court to challenge the division of water during the state’s ongoing drought.

10/29/2014

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