Running Dry: Drought in California - NBC 7 San Diego

The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Thursday, Mar 2, 2017 at 08:37 AM PST

More than 90 Percent of California is Out of Drought

More than 90 Percent of California is Out of Drought

This week's U.S. Drought Monitor report shows more improvement in California, where winter rainstorms and heavy snowfall have washed away drought in more of the state after a five-year dry spell.

Thursday, Feb 9, 2017 at 08:13 AM PST

Otay Water District Plans to Pipe In Desal Water from Mexico

Otay Water District Plans to Pipe In Desal Water from Mexico

The Otay Water District is working on a project that would involve desalinated water from a new plant being built in Rosarito, Mexico.

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at 04:16 PM PST

Sierra Snowpack 'Way Above Average' After Storms

Sierra Snowpack 'Way Above Average' After Storms

A snowpack survey Thursday provided even more reasons for optimism for drought recovery in California, where January storms brought almost a year's worth of snow and rain in a single month.

Thursday, Jan 26, 2017 at 10:01 PM PST

Drought Is Over in San Diego County, Water Authority Says

Drought Is Over in San Diego County, Water Authority Says

Almost all of California is out of the most severe drought category, with the exception of one small swath northwest of Los Angeles. Only 2 percent of the state is under "exceptional drought."

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?

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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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