The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Jan 15, 2015

San Diego Reduces Water Use in December, Drought Continues

San Diego Reduces Water Use in December, Drought Continues

Heavy rainstorms in December helped curb the county’s water usage, but the state is still in drought.

Jan 15, 2015

"Exceptional Drought" Expands in Parts of CA

"Exceptional Drought" Expands in Parts of CA

The percentage of the state in "Exceptional Drought," the most severe of the Monitor's five categories, increased from 33 percent to nearly 40 percent since last week.

Jan 7, 2015

San Diego, State Reduced Water Use in November

San Diego, State Reduced Water Use in November

San Diego remained relatively low on the state's list of biggest water users last November.

Dec 30, 2014

Survey Shows Higher Snowpack

Survey Shows Higher Snowpack

Even though the Sierra Nevada's snowpack is higher than this time last year, it's not enough to impact the California drought.

Dec 18, 2014

Has the December Rain Impacted Our Lakes?

Has the December Rain Impacted Our Lakes?

Some parts of San Diego County have seen four times as much rain than normal for this month. Has it made any impact on the county’s drought stricken lakes?

Dec 8, 2014

Feds: Don't Blame California Drought on Warming

Feds: Don't Blame California Drought on Warming

Don't blame man-made global warming for the devastating California drought, a new federal report says.

Dec 3, 2014

CA Loses Ground in Drought Water-Saving

CA Loses Ground in Drought Water-Saving

Californians managed to reduce their daily water use by only 6.7 percent in October compared to the same period last year, far short of Gov. Jerry Brown's goal.

Dec 3, 2014

Turn Off Your Sprinklers, San Diego

Turn Off Your Sprinklers, San Diego

Residents are advised to turn off their irrigation systems as rain falls throughout the county to let Mother Nature do the work.

Nov 20, 2014

"Abysmal Start" to Water Year in California

"Abysmal Start" to Water Year in California

California's water year is off to a poor start with only light to moderate precipitation.

Nov 18, 2014

San Diego Approves $3.5B Recycled Water Project

San Diego Approves $3.5B Recycled Water Project

With drought relief in California a long way off, San Diegans are now getting a giant step closer to a more reliable, long-term water supply.

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