Some Counties Urging Water Conservation During PG&E Power ShutoffThe city of Vacaville announced Tuesday that the PG&E Public Safety Power Outage may also affect water service to neighborhoods in the city.
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.
Gov. Brown: Water Conservation Must Be 'Way Of Life' In CaliforniaDrought-stricken California is taking a look at its strict water conservation measures after a welcome rainy winter in parts of the state.
Big Cities Say They're Meeting Gov. Brown's Water Savings GoalCalifornia's largest cities say they're meeting mandatory water conservation targets ordered by Gov. Jerry Brown.
El Dorado Hills Subdivision Slashes Water Use With 20-Year-Old Recycling PlanThat’s because rather than just one water system, each of the 4,000 homes in the upscale subdivision has two.
Tiered Rate Ruling Forces California Water Districts To Rethink Pricing, Conservation PlansThe ruling Monday that found San Juan Capistrano's water rates unconstitutional came amid a severe drought as agencies try to meet the governor's mandate to cut water use statewide by 25 percent.
Is Sacramento County Wasting Water With Hydrant Flushing?A CBS13 viewer contacted us wondering if the county was wasting water in his Mather neighborhood. We got a surprising answer from county officials.
Southern California Homeowner Rules Conflict With Brown Lawns From Drought RestrictionsIn an attempt to get Californians to take the drought seriously, the state water board voted this week for mandatory outdoor watering restrictions that carry the threat of $500 fines.
California Seeks To Send Message To Water-WastersReservoirs are running dry, the Capitol's lawn has turned brown, and farmers have left hundreds of thousands of acres unplanted.
Sacramento Issues Water Alert For HolidayCity officials are asking residents to conserve drinking water over the Fourth of July weekend over concerns that hot weather could put a strain on supplies.