The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

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

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...

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