California's water year is off to a poor start with only light to moderate precipitation.
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.
As California continues to experience a stifling drought, water use in San Diego County rose 6 percent in October compared to a year ago.
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.
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.
A brief break in California's dry spell did little to improve drought conditions.
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.
You could say brown is the new green in Southern California.
California's deepening drought is shrinking its rice harvest, and that's bad news for farmers, migratory birds and sushi lovers.
Employees of San Diego Botanic Garden worked with Bishop's Tree Service to remove...
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