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The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Friday, Oct 16, 2015 at 07:37 PM PDT

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...

Wednesday, Nov 11, 2015 at 01:49 PM PST

NOAA: Strong El Niño Sets Stage for Wet Winter

NOAA: Strong El Niño Sets Stage for Wet Winter

Forecasters say this winter El Nino will leave a big wet but not necessarily snowy footprint on much of the United States, including parched California. The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration on...

Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015 at 02:05 PM PDT

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.

Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015 at 07:40 AM PDT

California Craft Beer Brewers Balance Drafts and Drought

California Craft Beer Brewers Balance Drafts and Drought

Amid severe drought, the water board in this Southern California town imposed restrictions on Fallbrook Brewing Co., just as the tiny brewer doubled capacity to meet demand for its craft beers.

Thursday, Oct 8, 2015 at 07:27 AM PDT

Helix Water District Approves Rate Hike

Helix Water District Approves Rate Hike

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

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015 at 08:28 PM PDT

Upcoming El Nino Will Soak SoCal Into 2016: Scripps

Upcoming El Nino Will Soak SoCal Into 2016: Scripps

There is a 95 percent chance the upcoming El Nino will soak San Diego and the rest of Southern through spring 2016

Thursday, Oct 8, 2015 at 11:58 AM PDT

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.

Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015 at 06:19 PM PDT

55K Residents Susceptible to Flooding During El Nino: Study

55K Residents Susceptible to Flooding During El Nino: Study

The upcoming El Nino will dump heavy rains on Southern California and bring an especially wet winter to the region.

Friday, Oct 2, 2015 at 12:50 PM PDT

Israel's Solution to California Drought?

Israel's Solution to California Drought?

As California deals with one of the worst water crises in its history, a solution may be found in the Middle East, where Israel is turning desert into farmland. NBC 7’s Mari Payton reports.

Thursday, Oct 1, 2015 at 01:45 PM PDT

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.

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