Crews Able To Slow Excess Water That Broke Sewer Line Near ModestoLate Thursday evening, the weight of the excess storm water dumped into the Tuolumne River, broke a main sewer line, and at one point threatening the city's entire sewer line.
Water Regulators Considering Whether To Lift California Water RestrictionsWater regulators in California will consider Wednesday whether to extend conservation measures prompted by the lengthy drought - even though the state has seen one of its wettest winters in years.
Soggy January Hasn't Solved California's Groundwater Problems In DroughtWater experts say what's happening above ground does not provide a full water picture. California's underground supplies remain far below normal.
California Water Officials Warn To Wait Before Declaring End Of DroughtThe agency wants the restrictions to stay in place until at least the end of the rain season, when official snowpack numbers will say how much water the region has for use and storage.
Central California City Wins $22M Against Shell Oil Over Toxic Drinking WaterThe central California city of Clovis has won a $22 million civil case against Shell Oil over the cleanup of a toxic chemical found in drinking-water wells.
California Drenched With Rain, Receives Nearly 3 Feet Of SnowA late fall storm drenched California with rain and dumped nearly three feet of snow to help bolster the vital Sierra Nevada snowpack but also triggered mud flows, flooded roads and traffic snarls as it tapered off early Friday.
Call Kurtis: Free Water Test Kits Might Not Be What You Think With a new baby, Dean Skultety put in a water purifier in his home, "I wanted to be healthy and have healthy water to drink."
Court Upholds Decision To Transfer Mojave Desert Groundwater To Urban AreasA California appeals court has upheld a decision to allow the transfer of Mojave Desert groundwater to homes and businesses in Southern California.
Fire Crews Recover Body Of Drowning Victim In Oakdale ReservoirStanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District and Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department recovered the body of a drowning victim in Woodward Reservoir on Sunday.
California Districts Find Ways To Get By Without Federal Water AllotmentsThe East Stockton Water District and the Central San Joaquin Conservation District won’t be getting their allotments because the New Melones Reservoir was at 42 percent of its average.
Stockton Wants To Test Water Monthly For Lead, Copper LeechingCity water staff will drop off a kit with bottles and instructions. The homeowner will collect the water samples and then can leave the kit outside the front door, and the water department will come back to pick it up.
Five Gates On Folsom Dam Opened To Prepare For RainThe water level on the American River rose again today in the Sacramento area.
Police Urge Caution Near American River As Folsom Dam Releases IncreasePolice are urging people near the American River in the Cal Expo area to seek higher ground.
Sacramento Area Fire Crews Respond To Multiple Water RescuesSacramento Metro Fire and other agencies have responded to multiple Water Rescues in Sacramento today after water levels in canals, streams and creeks have risen.
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.