California Snowpack At 18 Percent Of AverageWith summer approaching state water managers say California's snowpack is at 18 percent of average for the date.
California marks 2013 as historically dry yearSacramento ended 2013 14 inches below average rainfall.
Calif. Moves To Coordinate Work On Water IssuesLeaders of the three state agencies that deal with California water availability, quality and consumption said Thursday they will begin looking at the issues comprehensively rather than dealing with each problem separately.
S.F. Authorities Filling Up Reservoirs With Water Before Rim Fire Ash Taints SuppliesSan Francisco water authorities are scrambling to fill area reservoirs with water from their source in the Sierra Nevada before ash from a wildfire near Yosemite National Park taints supplies.