Running Dry: Drought in California | NBC 7 San Diego

The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017 at 10:33 AM PST
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Dramatic Photos of California's Drought

Historically dry winters combined with years of below-average rainfall have taken...View gallery

  • Spectacular Sierra Snowfall
  • California Drought Snowpack Survey
  • Super Snowpack
Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 11:14 AM PDT

Drones Meet Drought in Skies of Storied California Farmland

Drones Meet Drought in Skies of Storied California Farmland

In the drought-prone West, where every drop of water counts, California farmers are in a constant search for ways to efficiently use the increasingly scarce resource.

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 06:11 PM PDT

Water Restrictions May Lessen in San Diego

Water Restrictions May Lessen in San Diego

The City of San Diego recommended moving to a Level One Drought Watch Thursday, which would reduce water restrictions.

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 08:53 AM PDT

Couple’s Drought-Friendly Yard Wins Big

Couple’s Drought-Friendly Yard Wins Big

One San Diego couple’s yard is certainly worth admiring: their drought-friendly landscape has just won a big contest.

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 06:31 AM PDT

Diamond Valley Lake Reopens for Memorial Day Weekend

Diamond Valley Lake Reopens for Memorial Day Weekend

After banning boaters from a popular recreational lake for an entire year due to drought concerns and low water levels, the Diamond Valley Lake is back open just in time for Memorial Day weekend.

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