Getting Answer Road Tour: Rio Linda Roughly translated, the name Rio Linda means “lovely river,” but some people who call Rio Linda home say there's nothing lovely about one thing in their town: the water supply. It's a problem that's plagued the area for years, so what's being done about it?
'Musty' Taste In Sacramento Water Raises ConcernsSome Sacramento residents are complaining about an earthy, musty taste in the water coming out of their taps. It's noticeable enough that the city says they've received calls from concerned customers.
Calif. Easing Water Restrictions For Some FarmersCalifornia is easing water restrictions on some of those with the state's strongest water rights.
Barge Aims To Prevent Folsom Lake From Becoming Dead PoolWork has begun on building a barge that would supply Folsom with drinking water if water levels get so low the current system doesn't function.
California Orders Company To Stop Bottling Water From Sierra SpringsSugar Pine was launched in the early 1990s and holds junior water rights, which have been curtailed in 2014 and 2015 because of the drought.
When The Wells Run Dry: How Central California Is Coping With The DroughtLooking for water to flush his toilet, Tino Lozano pointed a garden hose at some buckets on the bare dirt of his yard.
New Study Paints Bleak Picture For California If Drought LastsThe carcasses of salmon, trout and more than a dozen other newly extinct native species lie in dry streambeds around California.
1 Arrested After Vehicle Hits Water Main In South SacramentoWater was sent shooting high into the air in South Sacramento on Monday morning after a car crashed into a pipe.
North Highlands Neighborhood Says HOA Abruptly Locked Water Spigots, Citing CostsMike Louden is retired and loves tinkering in his drought-resistant garden. But he says his roses are in jeopardy.
Gov. Brown Signs Law Preventing Fines For Yellow Lawns During DroughtGov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation to protect California residents who let their lawns go brown during the drought.
Water Rates Rise As California Cities Lose Money In DroughtMillions of Californians expecting relief on their water bills for taking conservation measures instead are finding higher rates and drought surcharges.
Why Are Street Sweepers Still Using Water In California Drought?It’s the same reason you see crews spraying down construction sites—they have to keep the air as clean as possible.