Running Dry: Drought in California - NBC 7 San Diego

The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015

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.

Thursday, Oct 8, 2015

Helix Water District Approves Rate Hike

Helix Water District Approves Rate Hike

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

Thursday, Oct 8, 2015

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.

Thursday, Oct 1, 2015

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.

Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015

South Bay Desalination Plant to Double Production

South Bay Desalination Plant to Double Production

Sweetwater Authority kicked off its expansion of the Richard Reynolds Groundwater Desalination Facility in Chula Vista.

Thursday, Sep 24, 2015

Drought Stressing CA's Giant Sequoias: Scientists

Drought Stressing CA's Giant Sequoias: Scientists

Giant Sequoias growing in California's Sierra Nevada are among the largest and oldest living things on earth, but scientists climbing high up into their green canopies say they are seeing symptoms of stress...

Friday, Sep 18, 2015

CA Farmers Make Record Revenues Despite Drought

CA Farmers Make Record Revenues Despite Drought

Are California farmers making record revenues despite the historic drought? Sam Brock investigates.

Friday, Sep 18, 2015

District Offers Free Recycled Water in East County

District Offers Free Recycled Water in East County

A water district in drought-stricken east San Diego is tapping into a program that offers free recycled water for residents to use on their dry lawns.

Thursday, Sep 10, 2015

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.

Tuesday, Sep 8, 2015

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.

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

 

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