The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 08:16 AM PDT

State Faces New Water Cuts for Farmers

State Faces New Water Cuts for Farmers

Farmers along the river delta at the heart of California agriculture expected to get an answer Friday on their surprise offer to give up a quarter of their water this year in exchange for being spared deeper...

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 08:17 AM PDT

Rain Tanks Gaining Mass Appeal in Drought

Rain Tanks Gaining Mass Appeal in Drought

Rain tanks are gaining mass appeal, according to one designer.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 08:41 PM PDT
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By Nancy Oy

Drought: How Thirsty Are California Crops?

Major crops grown in California can soak up an incredible amount of water each... See Full Gallery

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 12:26 PM PDT

Almond Farmer on Drought: "We Are Not the Villain"

Almond Farmer on Drought: "We Are Not the Villain"

As the California drought crisis deepens, some people are placing blame on almond farmers because it takes up to a gallon of water to produce a single nut, NBC News reported.

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 12:09 PM PDT

California Water Cuts Ignore Past Changes by Some Cities

California Water Cuts Ignore Past Changes by Some Cities

Cities like San Diego are making cuts in their water usage once again.

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 11:58 AM PDT
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By Asher Klein

10 Crazy (Brilliant) Ideas to End the CA Drought

These are the most out-of-left-field ideas and recommendations out of the nearly... See Full Gallery

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 09:02 PM PDT

City Officials Writing Up Water Wasters

City Officials Writing Up Water Wasters

As San Diego strives to conserve water, city officials have started patrolling the streets, writing up water wasters.

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 09:50 AM PDT

Which Crops Use Most Water?

Which Crops Use Most Water?

California continues to wrestle with water savings as the state enters its fourth year in drought-mode, and one statistic that often pops up is how much water agriculture consumes.

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 08:16 AM PDT

Locals to Face State's Toughest Water Restrictions

Locals to Face State's Toughest Water Restrictions

Some San Diegans may soon be hit with some of the toughest water restrictions in the state. NBC 7's Candice Nguyen reports.

Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 01:13 PM PDT

Water District to Patrol for Water Wasters

Water District to Patrol for Water Wasters

A water district in San Marcos plans to launch a patrol program next week to keep an eye out for water wasters and those in violation of drought ordinances.

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