The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016 at 08:53 PM PDT

San Diego Facing Another Water Rate Hike

San Diego Facing Another Water Rate Hike

Metropolitan Water District votes to raise water rates.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 at 10:42 PM PDT

Snowpack Improves, But No 'One-Shot Wonder'

Snowpack Improves, But No 'One-Shot Wonder'

State drought surveyors trudged through deep snow Wednesday to manually measure what turned out to be close to a normal Sierra Nevada snowpack for this time of year.

Monday, Mar 21, 2016 at 04:03 PM PDT

CAL FIRE Hires Surge of New Firefighters Across State

CAL FIRE Hires Surge of New Firefighters Across State

Winter rain has helped decrease the fire risk in some areas, but it has not been enough to end the drought, a CAL FIRE chief said.

Thursday, Mar 17, 2016 at 10:27 AM PDT

Drought Conditions Improve in Northern, Central California

Drought Conditions Improve in Northern, Central California

Drought conditions improved this week for some parts of California as the state nears the end of its rainy season.

Tuesday, Mar 1, 2016 at 02:12 PM PST

Warm February Melts Hopes for Drought Relief

Warm February Melts Hopes for Drought Relief

California will need another "March Miracle" for significant drought relief after a statewide survey shows snowpack at only 83 percent of the March 1 average.

Tuesday, Mar 1, 2016 at 05:36 PM PST

El Nino Eclipses Continued Need to Conserve Water

El Nino Eclipses Continued Need to Conserve Water

With a lot of recent publicity about El Nino, it can be easy to forget about the drought and saving water.

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Facts About California's Water System: A closer look at our water supply from the Association of California Water Agencies.

 

Program and Incentives: Rebates and incentive programs for residents and businesses collected by Water Smart San Diego County.

 

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