The brand-new state-of-the-art and environmentally green California Lottery building is one culprit. It used 26 percent more water in 2014 than the year before. Operations direct Terry Murphy blames an irrigation leak that went unchecked for four months.
Some are wondering whether a pool is really worth it during a drought – but it may not be as bad as you think.
Believe it or not, flood control could be a solution to help ease California’s drought. Scientists at UC Davis say widening some levees, or removing them all together, could recharge the state’s groundwater.
California regulators are speeding up water-efficiency standards for faucets and urinals in response to the drought.
Gov. Jerry Brown has approved a plan injecting $1 billion of water spending into California as it grapples with a historic drought.
A $1 billion water spending plan for drought-stricken California is heading to Gov. Jerry Brown.
Crews in south Sacramento are dealt with a wet mess after a truck hit a fire hydrant, sending water shooting into the air
Canals are currently dry, but Central Valley farmers will start pumping in water soon. But not everyone will need it, as some annual crops can survive a year without water. Others, including almond orchards and vineyards can’t.
Will California eventually run out of water? Meteorologist Laura Skirde has the answer from the CBS13 Drought Desk.
State water officials are poised to pass some tough water restrictions on Tuesday, including three major regulations likely to hit California residents.
A new report shows water conservation slipped during an unusually dry January in California. The State Water Resources Control Board reported Tuesday that urban water use declined 9 percent in January compared to the same month in 2013.
The California Department of Water Resources says it carried out the winter’s third survey of the Sierra Nevada’s snowpack and things looked “pretty grim”.