The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

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.

Nov 14, 2014

Water Use Rose 6 Percent in October

Water Use Rose 6 Percent in October

As California continues to experience a stifling drought, water use in San Diego County rose 6 percent in October compared to a year ago.

Nov 14, 2014

CA Officials Say State Can Afford Twin Tunnel Project

CA Officials Say State Can Afford Twin Tunnel Project

The contentious 35-mile-long tunnels are part of a plan designed to make it easier to pump water from the Sacramento River to Central Valley farms and Southern California cities.

Nov 12, 2014

LA Rolls Out the Rain Barrels

LA Rolls Out the Rain Barrels

The free barrels distributed to residents registered for the pilot program will collect rainwater, which has been scarce during one of California's most severe droughts on record.

Nov 6, 2014

Minor Drought Improvement After Season's First Rainfall

Minor Drought Improvement After Season's First Rainfall

A brief break in California's dry spell did little to improve drought conditions.

Nov 4, 2014

State to Release Per-Capita Water Use

State to Release Per-Capita Water Use

State officials will release data showing how much water Californians are using as they face calls to conserve in the third year of a drought.

Nov 2, 2014

Golf Industry Changing to Survive Drought

Golf Industry Changing to Survive Drought

You could say brown is the new green in Southern California.

Oct 29, 2014

California's Historic Drought Takes Bite Out of Rice Harvest

California's Historic Drought Takes Bite Out of Rice Harvest

California's deepening drought is shrinking its rice harvest, and that's bad news for farmers, migratory birds and sushi lovers.

Oct 23, 2014
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By Becky Stickney

Rare Trees Killed in Drought to Be Reused

Employees of San Diego Botanic Garden worked with Bishop's Tree Service to remove... See Full Gallery

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