The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015 at 07:39 PM PDT

Calif. Sets Water Use Targets Amid Record Low Savings

Calif. Sets Water Use Targets Amid Record Low Savings

California cities face mandatory targets to slash water use as much as 35 percent while regulators warn voluntary conservation hasn't been enough in the face of a devastating drought. Underlining their...

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015 at 11:34 AM PDT

Desalination Plant to Be Largest in Western Hemisphere

Desalination Plant to Be Largest in Western Hemisphere

The plant would be the only water supply in San Diego not dependent on rainfall or the snowpack.

Saturday, Apr 4, 2015 at 02:27 PM PDT

CA's Water Policy For Ag Faces Review Call

CA's Water Policy For Ag Faces Review Call

Some see the rapid depletion of groundwater reserves as reason to reconsider water policy and speed the implementation of groundwater protections.

Friday, Apr 3, 2015 at 08:15 PM PDT

Climate Change Could Cost CA Billions, Study Says

Climate Change Could Cost CA Billions, Study Says

While a parched California copes with a long-term drought, water threatens to cost the state billions in a much different way if climate change continues unchecked, according to a new study.

Friday, Apr 3, 2015 at 07:53 PM PDT

San Diego Residents Consider Drought Landscaping

San Diego Residents Consider Drought Landscaping

Amid a severe drought, residents are tackling their lawns trying to meet the governor's unprecedented water mandates.

Friday, Apr 3, 2015 at 02:02 PM PDT

WATCH: California Drought Impacts Colorado

WATCH: California Drought Impacts Colorado

Drought conditions, mainly in California, could have a major impact on Colorado.

Friday, Apr 3, 2015 at 01:57 PM PDT

WATCH: High Pool Demand Despite Drought

WATCH: High Pool Demand Despite Drought

California's home swimming pool business is booming despite record drought.

Friday, Apr 3, 2015 at 01:28 PM PDT

Which Community Uses More Water?

Which Community Uses More Water?

When it comes to conserving water, some communities are doing better than others.

Friday, Apr 3, 2015 at 09:46 AM PDT

California Moves to Kill the Lawn, Save the Water

California Moves to Kill the Lawn, Save the Water

What's it going to take to get people to use a lot less water in drought-stricken California, the Technicolor landscape of lush yards, emerald golf courses and aquamarine swimming pools?

Thursday, Apr 2, 2015 at 08:16 PM PDT

Water-Saving District Must Reduce More Under Mandate

Water-Saving District Must Reduce More Under Mandate

A South Bay water district has one of the lowest water usage rates per capita in the state, but its customers will still have to cut back more under Gov. Brown's new mandate.

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