California Water Officials Tell Communities To Prepare For Potential Water ShortagesAn extra dry summer with potential for water shortages – that’s what state and federal officials are telling Californians to prepare for.
Dry Start To Winter Prompts Low California Water AllocationCalifornia's water managers on Tuesday preliminarily allocated just 10% of requested water supplies to agencies that together serve more than 27 million Californians and 750,000 acres of farmland.
Earthquake Flood Risk Prompts Fed Order To Drain Northern California DamOfficials worried that an earthquake could collapse a big dam south of San Francisco have ordered its reservoir to be completely drained by October to reduce the risk of the dam failing and sending floodwaters into communities.
California Will Pay $12M For Roads Damaged In Oroville Dam CrisisCalifornia's water resources agency has agreed to pay a Northern California county $12 million to repair roads after a crisis at the country's tallest dam forced nearly 200,000 people to evacuate in 2017.
Snow Survey Finds California Water Nearly DoubledCalifornia cities and farms can expect ample water supplies this summer after winter storms blanketed the Sierra Nevada.
California Conducts Season's First Snow SurveyCalifornia water managers will conduct the season's first manual surveys of the state's crucial winter snowfall.
Crews Race To Complete Levee Repairs Ahead Of Rainy SeasonCrews won't be able to get to every single levee this year, but they're focused on older levees in rural communities.
Oroville Dam Spillway Aftermath: Claim Filed Against The State"Their walnut trees are now literally under water. They're part of the Feather River."
Model Replica Helping Oroville Dam Spillway Reconstruction ProjectThe plans to rebuild the spillway are a week ahead of schedule according to a project spokesperson. Crews are continuing to blast away parts of the concrete chute.
Toxins Found In Central California ReservoirWater officials are warning that a reservoir in Northern California has high levels of toxins from a cyanobacteria algal bloom that that has been in the reservoir for months.
Calif. Lawmakers Call For Drought DeclarationWith another dry winter looming, California lawmakers called on Gov. Jerry Brown and President Barack Obama to declare a drought emergency and federal disaster in the state.