Sacramento officials want to shave four years off a project to install water meters in every home and business in the city.
Northern California water districts are looking to hike fines for meter cheaters and other people who steal water as the state enters its fourth year of drought.
California residents may have to ask for water at restaurants and for fresh towels and sheets at hotels as the drought drags on.
As the California drought drags on, water officials are considering expanding mandatory outdoor water restrictions on homeowners and adding new limits on restaurants, hotels and decorative fountains.
Folsom Lake has nearly double the water it had at the same time last year, and people are already out enjoying it. But things could quickly change. What could this mean for recreation on the lake this summer?
A water manager is facing discipline after he was caught urinating in an empty reservoir that supplies drinking water for the San Francisco Bay Area.
California is proposing broad changes in the way it protects underground water sources from oil and gas operations, after finding 2,500 instances in which the state authorized oil and gas operations in protected water aquifers.
The state Water Resources Control Board says California has met Gov. Jerry Brown’s 20 percent water use reduction target.
Two photos, one taken on February 1, 2014 and another taken exactly a year later, show just how non-existent the Sierra snowpack is this year.
Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy are publicly blaming each other over who derailed congressional efforts last year to pass a drought relief bill for California.
Water bubbled up from a broken water main in a Fair Oaks neighborhood for almost two hours on Monday.
California’s drought declaration has triggered only local limits such as restrictions on washing cars or watering lawns for most communities, but one Pacific Coast tourist town has seized it as an opportunity to build a long-desired desalination plant.