Running Dry: Drought in California - NBC 7 San Diego

The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Thursday, Jan 26, 2017 at 06:18 AM PST

How Much of SD's Rain Was Captured for Our Water Supply?

How Much of SD's Rain Was Captured for Our Water Supply?

San Diego got a lot of rain over the past few days, but how much of it was actually captured for our water supply?

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017 at 08:05 AM PST

When Will Soggy California Drop Water Restrictions?

When Will Soggy California Drop Water Restrictions?

Officials will decide Feb. 7 whether to extend measures requiring local water districts to enforce conservation rules.

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 02:02 PM PST
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Then and Now: Dramatic Photos of CA's Drought and Recovery

Historically dry winters combined with years of below-average rainfall took a...View gallery

  • Folsom Lake
  • Folsom Lake
  • Folsom Lake
Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 11:14 AM PDT

Drones Meet Drought in Skies of Storied California Farmland

Drones Meet Drought in Skies of Storied California Farmland

In the drought-prone West, where every drop of water counts, California farmers are in a constant search for ways to efficiently use the increasingly scarce resource.

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 06:11 PM PDT

Water Restrictions May Lessen in San Diego

Water Restrictions May Lessen in San Diego

The City of San Diego recommended moving to a Level One Drought Watch Thursday, which would reduce water restrictions.

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Helpful Links

Find your water district: The San Diego County Water Authority's tool to help you identify your local water agency.

 

Reservoir Levels: A map showing the most recent levels for reservoirs across the state.

 

Facts About California's Water System: A closer look at our water supply from the Association of California Water Agencies.

 

Program and Incentives: Rebates and incentive programs for residents and businesses collected by Water Smart San Diego County.

 

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