The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Nov 17, 2015

During El Niño, Continued Water Conservation Encouraged

During El Niño, Continued Water Conservation Encouraged

Experts hope a possibly wet winter doesn't translate into a step backward when it comes to water conservation.

Oct 26, 2015

Drought Leaves Residents Worrying Over Safety of Trees

Drought Leaves Residents Worrying Over Safety of Trees

An added drought concern is popping up across Los Angeles, a byproduct of the great conservation strides many residents have made in recent years.

Oct 22, 2015

Trail to Giant Sequoias Closes

Trail to Giant Sequoias Closes

The Trail of 100 Giants is a major feature of the Giant Sequoia National Monument.

Oct 20, 2015

Monarch Butterflies Find Sprinkle of Hope in Drought

Monarch Butterflies Find Sprinkle of Hope in Drought

The struggling monarch butterfly may have found a sprinkling of hope during California's historic dry spell. Suburban homeowners ripping out thirsty lawns are dotting their new drought-tolerant landscapes with...

Oct 16, 2015

EBMUD List Identifies Over 1,100 Excessive Water Users

EBMUD List Identifies Over 1,100 Excessive Water Users

East Bay Municipal Utility District officials fielded questions at a news conference Friday about the district's revelation of a list of 1,108 households that have been penalized for using more than 1,000...

Oct 13, 2015

Locals Cut Water Use for 4th Month

Locals Cut Water Use for 4th Month

Residents of the San Diego County region reduced their water use by 26 percent in September.

Oct 8, 2015

Helix Water District Approves Rate Hike

Helix Water District Approves Rate Hike

Residents were outraged Wednesday when they learned of the proposed rate hike.

Oct 8, 2015

Many of State's Top Water Guzzlers Live in SD

Many of State's Top Water Guzzlers Live in SD

Some of the top guzzlers of California’s sparse water supply live in San Diego County.

Oct 1, 2015

El Nino Could Be Bad for Snowpack: Water Authority

El Nino Could Be Bad for Snowpack: Water Authority

As the state revealed how much local water districts saved in August, the San Diego County Water Authority is tempering expectations for this year’s El Nino, saying it may not be a drought buster.

Sep 29, 2015

South Bay Desalination Plant to Double Production

South Bay Desalination Plant to Double Production

Sweetwater Authority kicked off its expansion of the Richard Reynolds Groundwater Desalination Facility in Chula Vista.

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