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.
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.
25 Rescued After Boat Takes On Water Off Southern California CoastTwenty-five passengers and crewmembers are safely ashore after a charter fishing boat took on water off Southern California during the weekend.
Crews Able To Slow Excess Water That Broke Sewer Line Near ModestoLate Thursday evening, the weight of the excess storm water dumped into the Tuolumne River, broke a main sewer line, and at one point threatening the city's entire sewer line.
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.
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.
Central California City Wins $22M Against Shell Oil Over Toxic Drinking WaterThe central California city of Clovis has won a $22 million civil case against Shell Oil over the cleanup of a toxic chemical found in drinking-water wells.
California Drenched With Rain, Receives Nearly 3 Feet Of SnowA late fall storm drenched California with rain and dumped nearly three feet of snow to help bolster the vital Sierra Nevada snowpack but also triggered mud flows, flooded roads and traffic snarls as it tapered off early Friday.
Call Kurtis: Free Water Test Kits Might Not Be What You Think With a new baby, Dean Skultety put in a water purifier in his home, "I wanted to be healthy and have healthy water to drink."
Court Upholds Decision To Transfer Mojave Desert Groundwater To Urban AreasA California appeals court has upheld a decision to allow the transfer of Mojave Desert groundwater to homes and businesses in Southern California.
Fire Crews Recover Body Of Drowning Victim In Oakdale ReservoirStanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District and Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department recovered the body of a drowning victim in Woodward Reservoir on Sunday.