The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 12:17 PM PDT

Faulconer Defends Water Habits

Faulconer Defends Water Habits

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer is pushing back on reports he's using too much water at his home.

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 at 10:10 AM PDT

Water Officials Aren't Following Own Call for Conservation

Water Officials Aren't Following Own Call for Conservation

Water bills obtained via the state's Public Records Act show that in 2013, nearly half of the officials who supervise the state's biggest water agencies used more water than the typical California household.

Monday, Oct 13, 2014 at 11:40 AM PDT

Test Project May Yield 3M Gallons of Water/Day

Test Project May Yield 3M Gallons of Water/Day

A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Monday for the water purification project.

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014 at 05:07 PM PDT

Council Committee Votes for Required Drought Restrictions

Council Committee Votes for Required Drought Restrictions

The San Diego City Council’s Committee on the Environment voted Wednesday to declare mandatory water restrictions through a Level 2 Drought Alert.

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014 at 06:03 PM PDT

California Water Use Drops 11.5 Percent in August

 California Water Use Drops 11.5 Percent in August

State officials on Tuesday reported the largest monthly decline in water use this year as the severity of California's drought hits home, with community wells running dry, farm fields turning to dust and...

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014 at 02:14 PM PDT

Mayor Proposes Mandatory Water Limits

Mayor Proposes Mandatory Water Limits

Mayor proposes city move to the next level of Drought Alert.

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Sex Offender's Move Near Lakeside School Is Legal

Sex Offender's Move Near Lakeside School Is Legal

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