Is California Out Of The Drought?So the big question on everyone's mind is: is California officially out of the drought? The short answer is yes.
Recent Storms Greatly Reduce Drought Conditions In CaliforniaA very wet winter has greatly reduced drought conditions in California.
California Voluntarily Cuts Back Colorado River Water AllotmentA nearly two-decade-long drought has drained the river's two largest reservoirs, Lake Mead and Lake Powell, to alarmingly low levels.
New California Water Law Restricts How Much Water People Can UseThere will soon be more focus on flushes and scrutiny over showers with a new law signed in by the governor.
New California Law May Limit How Much Water People Can UseThe new indoor water standard would be 55 gallons of water per person, per day by 2022, and that would fall to 50 gallons by 2030.
12,000 New Homes In Folsom Ranch Project Raise Water Supply WorriesAbout 12,000 homes will be built in a new community south of Highway 50, but neighbors worry the next drought will show a shortfall.
Mexico, Arizona, Nevada Could See Colorado River Cutback By 2020The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation released projections showing a 52 percent Lake Mead will fall low enough in 2020 to trigger cutbacks.
Silicon Valley Water Agency May Help Fund Delta TunnelsSilicon Valley's largest water district is showing renewed interest in California Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to build two massive tunnels to ferry water to the southern part of the state.
Water Restrictions Looming Once Again As Dry Winter ContinuesThe familiar rules may become reality in the state as water officials once again grapple with signs of a new drought. So with such a dry winter, what's in our future?
Brief Break From Severe Drought Over In Southern CaliforniaMillions living in Los Angeles County and two neighboring counties plunged back into the elevated category of drought amid a dry winter.
In Less Than 3 Months, A Major International City Will Likely Run Out Of WaterCape Town is South Africa's second largest city - with a population similar to Sacramento's - and is in the middle of the worst drought of a century.
Sutter County Prune Crop, Devastated In Last Season's Storms, Making ComebackWet weather at the wrong time devastated the prune crop in Sutter County last year.
Proposal Would Commit California To Acting On Shrinking LakeFive months after California outlined a $383 million plan to slow the shrinking of the state's largest lake, agencies will try to make sure officials honor the commitment, according to a report.
Sacramento City Council Votes To Continue Watering RestrictionsThe Sacramento city council has decided to continue conservation efforts by cutting back on residents' water use.
For Some Californians, Effects Of Punishing Drought Not OverDespite record rain and snow, California's drought emergency has not ended for thousands of people in four rural counties.