Wet El Nino Brings Threat Of Increased Fire Danger To CaliforniaStockton Fire said the current green glass will dry out in the next few weeks, making it perfect fuel for fire. If homeowners don't cut the grass, Stockton Fire Prevention writes citations.
Placer Water Officials Call On California To Ease Drought RestrictionsOfficials with the Placer County Water Agency say if they don’t use all the water up north, it’s just going to flow into the rivers in Sacramento and end up back in the ocean.
Drought Conservation May Bring Higher Water Bills To StocktonStockton city officials say homeowners like Casale did such a good job conserving water, that the water treatment plant has lost millions of dollars in revenue. The city manager and water department director say water rates may rise.
Strong Snow Season Continues In Sierra After 4 Years Of California DroughtThis time last year many ski resorts were either blowing snow or closing up shop. Now, Alpine Squaw Valley resort is calling this season it's best in 5 years.
Water Cutbacks Ease As California Drought LoosensIt's the third such increase in recent months. The easing of cutbacks could affect up to two-thirds of California's nearly 40 million people, and just under a million acres of irrigated farmland.
March Storms Could Curb Or End California Drought Conservation OrdersApril signals the end to California's rainy season, and the State Water Resources Control Board will then take a look at the snowpack and reservoir levels to decide if it's time to change conservation mandates, said Felicia Marcus, the board's chair.
Rain-Swollen Sacramento River Flows Over Fremont WeirWater from the rain-swollen Sacramento River is spilling over a 33.5-foot-high concrete wall and into a bypass built to divert flood water.
With Folsom Dam Releases Increasing, Officials Warning To Stay Away From Rising WaterwaysThe Sacramento Fire Department made four rescues along the river. They say it doesn’t take much to cause a problem—just six inches to knock you down and two feet to sweep a car away.
Folsom Dam Releasing Water At Rates Not Seen Since 2012Water was released from the dam’s spillway gates, flowing toward the American River. Three of them were open on Monday, releasing up to 8,000 cubic feet per second.
Sacramento Starts Weeding Out Fire Danger Early After Damaging BlazesSacramento is cracking down on people who have overgrown weeds on their property as an early start to fighting fires before they have a chance to destroy homes.
El Niño Has Left Much Of Drought-Stricken California In DustEl Niño has so far left much of drought-stricken California in the dust, delivering a few quick storms but not yet bringing the legendary rain previously linked to the periodic ocean-warming phenomenon.
Record-Breaking Warmth In February Shrank California's SnowpackNew snowpack measurements have brought bad news for Californians hoping for an end to five years of drought.
Department Of Water Resources To Measure Sierra Snowpack On TuesdayState surveyors will travel up the Sierra Nevada Tuesday to take their monthly measurements of the snowpack after a mainly dry and warm February.
City Officials Not Sure How To Fix Months-long Leak On Roseville RoadA metal plate covers the water, but every time a car goes over it, it pops in the air. It continues to drain about half a block down the road before dumping into a drain.
Despite Drought, Californians Fall Short In Water CutbacksState regulators on Thursday will provide their monthly update on how well Californians are conserving water during a historic drought.