The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014 at 09:44 PM PDT

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.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 04:27 PM PDT

Rare Trees Killed by Drought to Be Reused

Rare Trees Killed by Drought to Be Reused

Rare trees, that have fallen victim to the drought, are to be reused in an artistic way.

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 at 06:08 AM PDT

New Mandatory Water Restrictions Approved

New Mandatory Water Restrictions Approved

The San Diego City Council voted unanimously Monday to step up enforcement and those who break the new restrictions could be hit with a fine. NBC 7's Steven Luke has more on what this means for you.

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 at 10:09 PM PDT

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.

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 at 11:51 AM PDT

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...

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 12:17 PM PDT

Faulconer Defends Water Habits

Faulconer Defends Water Habits

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer is pushing back on reports he's using too much water at his home.

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 at 10:10 AM PDT

Water Officials Aren't Following Own Call for Conservation

Water Officials Aren't Following Own Call for Conservation

Water bills obtained via the state's Public Records Act show that in 2013, nearly half of the officials who supervise the state's biggest water agencies used more water than the typical California household.

Monday, Oct 13, 2014 at 11:40 AM PDT

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.

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014 at 05:07 PM PDT

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.

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014 at 06:03 PM PDT

California Water Use Drops 11.5 Percent in August

 California Water Use Drops 11.5 Percent in August

State officials on Tuesday reported the largest monthly decline in water use this year as the severity of California's drought hits home, with community wells running dry, farm fields turning to dust and...

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