Running Dry: Drought in California - NBC 7 San Diego

The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

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?

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

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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.

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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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