The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 at 10:06 AM PST

"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.

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 at 06:13 PM PST

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.

Friday, Nov 14, 2014 at 03:00 PM PST

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.

Friday, Nov 14, 2014 at 09:03 AM PST

California Drought Drives Wildlife Into Backyards

California Drought Drives Wildlife Into Backyards

The chapped landscapes of California are forcing wildlife into backyards as animals expand their hunt for water to drink. As reports of sightings rise in the parched state's fourth consecutive dry year...

Friday, Nov 14, 2014 at 01:47 PM PST

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.

Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014 at 01:18 PM PST

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.

Thursday, Nov 6, 2014 at 08:10 AM PST

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.

Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014 at 08:42 AM PST

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.

Sunday, Nov 2, 2014 at 12:01 PM PST

Golf Industry Changing to Survive Drought

Golf Industry Changing to Survive Drought

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

Friday, Oct 31, 2014 at 07:34 PM PDT

Local Golf Courses Adapting During Drought

Local Golf Courses Adapting During Drought

California's drought is now changing one of San Diego's major tourism components: Golf. NBC 7's Steven Luke explains how on Oct. 31, 2014.

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