Running Dry: Drought in California - NBC 7 San Diego

The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Tuesday, Sep 15, 2015 at 07:42 PM PDT

Proposed Water Rate Hike Mulled by City Council

Proposed Water Rate Hike Mulled by City Council

The City Council will decide Tuesday on whether to notify water customers about a potential rate hike.

Thursday, Sep 10, 2015 at 06:46 AM PDT

At Local State Beach, One Water Fountain Serves Visitors

At Local State Beach, One Water Fountain Serves Visitors

Some visitors heading to this popular North County beach will resort to wash their feet where others drink.

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015 at 04:51 PM PDT

Carlsbad Desalination Plant Modeled After Israel Project

Carlsbad Desalination Plant Modeled After Israel Project

The company developing Carlsbad's desalination plant is using its largest plant in Israel as a model. NBC 7's Wendy Fry has more on how the plant helped Israel during its terrible drought.

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015 at 08:27 PM PDT

SF's New Source of Water Comes From Unlikely Place: the Ground

SF's New Source of Water Comes From Unlikely Place: the Ground

Since the early 1930s, San Francisco’s drinking water has flowed from the Hetch Hetchy Valley of northwestern Yosemite, funneling through a myriad of pipes along 167 miles, before landing in city reservoirs and...

Tuesday, Sep 8, 2015 at 12:00 AM PDT

Foothill Residents Asked to 'Judiciously Water Plants'

Foothill Residents Asked to 'Judiciously Water Plants'

As the severe drought continues to grip California, residents of an Altadena neighborhood have been told for more than a year to conserve water.

Friday, Sep 4, 2015 at 08:10 PM PDT

Will Drought Mean Less Greenery Going to Landfill?

Will Drought Mean Less Greenery Going to Landfill?

Less greenery going to the landfill could mean less compost.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 at 02:40 PM PDT

4 Local Districts Missed Drought Goals

4 Local Districts Missed Drought Goals

Four local water districts fell short of the water conservation goals for July.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 at 01:01 PM PDT

Gushing Bay Ho Water Part of Pipe Replacement: City

Gushing Bay Ho Water Part of Pipe Replacement: City

After seeing the overflow of water on nearby streets in the middle of a drought, residents contacted NBC7 to voice their concerns.

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 at 03:39 PM PDT

New Local App Allows Users to Report Water Wasters

New Local App Allows Users to Report Water Wasters

A new app will make it easier for people to report water wasting they see around the county.

Friday, Aug 21, 2015 at 09:05 PM PDT

New Data Suggests Stronger El Nino

New Data Suggests Stronger El Nino

New El Nino predictions are showing a stronger system than previously predicted.

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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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