Plan To Irrigate Farms Using Treated Waste Water Gets Funding State officials on Tuesday approved funding a multi-million dollar project in Sacramento that will help farmers struggling to find water. Now they don't have to look farther than the bathroom.
Neighboring Water District Agrees To Sell Water To Mountain HouseThe South San Joaquin Irrigation District board voted 4-0 to sell water to the community just west of Tracy through the end of the calendar year.
UC Davis Study: Drought Will Deal $2 Billion Blow To California AgricultureReport says California's drought will cost the state's agricultural economy an estimated $1.7 billion this year and leave about 14,500 farmworkers without jobs.
Study: Irrigation Could Stress San Andreas Fault, Increasing Earthquake RiskExcessive groundwater pumping for irrigation in California's agricultural belt can stress the San Andreas Fault, potentially increasing the risk of future small earthquakes, a new study suggests.
Storm Brings Short-Term Flooding But No Long-Term Drought ReliefRain from Southern California storm not enough to ease the state's drought.
California Water Politics Complicate Brown's DecisionsPolitical and environmental pressures intersect in water crisis.
Thieves Make Off With Vineyard's Irrigation SystemThieves crushed one grape growers' crop when they made off with the tools that help it to grow.