The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Oct 20, 2014

City Council Approves Mandatory Water Restrictions

City Council Approves Mandatory Water Restrictions

As parched California continues to run dry, the San Diego City Council hopes to increase the region’s conservation through mandatory water restrictions, voted into action Monday.

Oct 28, 2014

Gov. Brown: CA Needs Long-Term Vision on Water

Gov. Brown: CA Needs Long-Term Vision on Water

Gov. Jerry Brown laid out his long-term strategy for shoring up California's water system Monday, telling a water conference at Stanford University that the state's water crisis and the ongoing drought...

Oct 13, 2014

Test Project May Yield 3M Gallons of Water/Day

Test Project May Yield 3M Gallons of Water/Day

A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Monday for the water purification project.

Oct 8, 2014

Council Committee Votes for Required Drought Restrictions

Council Committee Votes for Required Drought Restrictions

The San Diego City Council’s Committee on the Environment voted Wednesday to declare mandatory water restrictions through a Level 2 Drought Alert.

Oct 7, 2014

Mayor Proposes Mandatory Water Limits

Mayor Proposes Mandatory Water Limits

Mayor proposes city move to the next level of Drought Alert.

Oct 3, 2014

Calif. Drought From Space: NASA Images Show Historic Drought's Effects

Calif. Drought From Space: NASA Images Show Historic Drought's Effects

NASA images released this week show the severity of drought-stricken California's declining water storage over the past decade. The images from the space agency's Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment...

Sep 30, 2014

Mandatory Cuts on Water Use Proposed

Mandatory Cuts on Water Use Proposed

San Diego's voluntary water restrictions could soon become mandatory as temperatures again start to climb toward the triple digits.

Sep 27, 2014

Drought May Take Bite Out of SoCal Strawberries

Drought May Take Bite Out of SoCal Strawberries

Planting season for the spring strawberry crop is just around the corner. But growers in Ventura County face new restrictions on the amount of groundwater available for irrigation, and the possibility of...

Sep 26, 2014

Drought Spoils Apple-Picking Season

Drought Spoils Apple-Picking Season

California’s ongoing drought is impacting one of San Diego’s most popular fall traditions: apple picking at the many orchards in Julian.

Sep 20, 2014

Gov. Brown Orders Help for Dry Wells

Gov. Brown Orders Help for Dry Wells

Residents in drought-stricken California whose wells have gone dry will soon get help from key state agencies under an order Gov. Jerry Brown signed Friday.

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