The carcasses of salmon, trout and more than a dozen other newly extinct native species lie in dry streambeds around California.
Water was sent shooting high into the air in South Sacramento on Monday morning after a car crashed into a pipe.
Mike Louden is retired and loves tinkering in his drought-resistant garden. But he says his roses are in jeopardy.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation to protect California residents who let their lawns go brown during the drought.
Millions of Californians expecting relief on their water bills for taking conservation measures instead are finding higher rates and drought surcharges.
It’s the same reason you see crews spraying down construction sites—they have to keep the air as clean as possible.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District board voted 4-0 to sell water to the community just west of Tracy through the end of the calendar year.
Farmer Paul Sanguinetti’s field behind his house would normally have tomatoes, but there’s a different plant now—tumbleweeds. He didn’t plant the field so he could conserve water this year.
Police are warning for businesses and residents to start locking up their taps. California’s drought has gotten so bad, people are stealing water.
Faced with a fourth year of drought, Sacramento city leaders are considering lifting the city’s ban on synthetic turf in front yards.
Water was a hot commodity on a playground in Friday’s triple-digit weather. While parents said they aim to keep their children hydrated, a new Harvard study says more than half of American children and teens aren’t.
The city of Riverside has sued a state agency over water restrictions to combat the drought, claiming the rules are unfair because the city has ample groundwater supplies.