Central Valley Nurseries Seeing Growing Demand For Drought-Tolerant PlantsTriple-digit temperatures have many triple-checking their plants and thinking twice about what to plant in the future.
California Seeks To Rein In Water Usage By Closing A Nearly 2-Month Gap In Getting Data From SuppliersIn response to prolonged drought across the West and ahead of the scorching summer months, California is asking its urban water suppliers to voluntarily report water consumption data sooner.
Sacramento Gets $3.5 Million In Federal Funding To Improve DrainageMoney isn’t just going down the drain in Sacramento as millions of dollars have now been secured to improve infrastructure below ground.
Megadrought In The West Worsens To Driest In At Least 1,200 YearsThe American West’s megadrought deepened so much last year that it is now the driest in at least 1,200 years and is a worst-case climate change scenario playing out live, a new study finds.
Amid Drought, California Advances Big New Reservoir ProjectAmid a severe drought, California regulators on Wednesday voted to advance what could be the state's first major new water storage project in decades, despite warnings from tribal and environmental groups that it would hasten the extinction of multiple species of salmon.
CBS13 Investigates: What's In Your Water?There's been a lot of talk about drinking water over the past month. This all has some wondering, how do you really know what's in your drinking water?
California Struggles To Conserve Water Amid DroughtCalifornians failed to significantly cut back their water consumption in July, state officials announced Tuesday, foreshadowing some difficult decisions for Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration as an historic drought lingers into the fall.
City Of Roseville Drawing On Water It Stored In Underground Aquafers During Years Of PlentyThe City of Roseville is going underground to tap into drinking water as its primary source dries up during the drought.
Drought Prompts California To Limit Some Water DiversionsSome farmers in one of the country's most important agricultural regions will have to stop taking water out of major rivers and streams because of a severe drought that is rapidly depleting the California reservoirs and killing endangered species of fish, state regulators said Tuesday.
Water Is Disappearing In The West -- And Not Just During The SummerSkiers and snowboarders pray for snow so they can shred the slopes. Climatologists and hydrologists have an entirely different and more critical reason to cross their fingers for the "white gold."
Low River Levels To Blame For ‘Earthy’ Taste To Sacramento Tap Water, City SaysDoes your tap water taste a little off right now? Sacramento city leaders say the drought is probably to blame.
Monitor: All Of California In Moderate Drought Or Worse For First Time Since 2014Drought conditions intensified in parts of California over the past week, the U.S. Drought Monitor reported Thursday.
Free Bottled Water Coming To Thousands of Homes With Contaminated WaterPeople in some Stanislaus and Merced counties are being warned if their water comes from groundwater wells, it could be contaminated with harmful amounts of nitrate.
How Much Water Do We Really Need To Drink?So it's important to drink water. That much we know. And these days, while we stay at home with our reusable cups and convenient access to bathrooms, there's no good reason not to be drinking water. But how much is enough?
Questions Over Contaminated Water And Air In RiponParents of kids with cancer were expecting to get answers about their concerns over contaminated water and air. But as CBS13's Julie Watts discovered, the public meeting in Ripon left people pretty frustrated.