Californians Miss Water Conservation Target In NovemberState officials say drought-stricken California used 20 percent less water in November, once again missing the 25 percent conservation mandate set by Gov. Jerry Brown.
State Regulators Consider New Water Limits As Calif. Misses Water-Saving Goal By Double DigitsCalifornia water regulators are considering sweeping restrictions to enforce Gov. Jerry Brown's drought conservation order.
Gov. Brown Proposes Stiffer Penalties For Water WastersGov. Jerry Brown is proposing $10,000 fines for residents and businesses wasting water in the drought despite his order to cut water use.
Mud Run In Southern California Canceled Because Of DroughtA popular mud run in Southern California has been canceled because officials don't want to expend the water during the state's historic drought.
State's Drought Conservation Plan To Be Revised TodayCalifornia regulators are revising the state's plan for saving water with mandatory water-use reduction targets across the state.
Widening Levees Could Help Replenish California's Groundwater SupplyBelieve 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.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill Authorizing $1 Billion In Drought-Related SpendingGov. Jerry Brown has approved a plan injecting $1 billion of water spending into California as it grapples with a historic drought.
$1B Water Spending Bill Heads To GovernorA $1 billion water spending plan for drought-stricken California is heading to Gov. Jerry Brown.
State Lawmakers Vote To Speed Up Water Projects Meant To Bring Relief, Fund Infrastructure ProjectsCalifornia lawmakers are considering a plan to speed up more than $1 billion in water spending as the drought persists.
Will California Run Out Of Water?Will California eventually run out of water? Meteorologist Laura Skirde has the answer from the CBS13 Drought Desk.
Water Conservation Slips During JanuaryA 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.
Today's Sierra Snowpack Survey 'Pretty Grim'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”.
Sacramento To Speed Up Installation Of Water MetersSacramento officials want to shave four years off a project to install water meters in every home and business in the city.
Water Agencies Considering Fine Hikes For Bay Area Water StealersNorthern 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.
Calif. Water Officials Eyeing New Water Limits On Restaurants And HotelsAs 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.