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The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015

Gov. Signs Bill Preventing Fines for Brown Lawns

Gov. Signs Bill Preventing Fines for Brown Lawns

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation to protect California residents who let their lawns go brown during the drought.

Monday, Aug 10, 2015

Strong El Niño Builds in Pacific

Strong El Niño Builds in Pacific

Meteorologists say odds are good for a wet California winter

Thursday, Jul 9, 2015

State Beaches Turn Off Showers

State Beaches Turn Off Showers

California State Parks has shut off the water in public showers at state beaches.

Tuesday, Jul 7, 2015

Should SD Go With Palm Springs Fountain Flow?

Should SD Go With Palm Springs Fountain Flow?

After a hiatus because of water restrictions, decorative public fountains are now back on in Palm Springs — for the sake of their appeal to tourists.

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015

$1.2M in Turf Replacement Rebates Up for Grabs

$1.2M in Turf Replacement Rebates Up for Grabs

A whole new round of turf replacement rebates is available through the city of San Diego starting Wednesday.

Monday, Jun 29, 2015

SD City Council Imposes New Water Restrictions

SD City Council Imposes New Water Restrictions

Just when San Diegans thought they were doing enough to save water, the city’s upping the ante.

Thursday, Jun 25, 2015

GOP Introduces Revised Federal Drought Relief Bill

GOP Introduces Revised Federal Drought Relief Bill

Republican members of California's congressional delegation are tackling drought relief again with a wide-ranging bill introduced Thursday that attempts to speed up new water storage projects and move more water...

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015

Lake Mead Dips to New Record Low

Lake Mead Dips to New Record Low

A record low water level of 1,074.98 feet above sea level was reached Tuesday.

Monday, Jun 22, 2015

California: Many Farmers Miss Deadline to Report Water Cuts

California: Many Farmers Miss Deadline to Report Water Cuts

The order applied to 277 century-old rights to water from the Sacramento, San Joaquin and delta watersheds in the agriculture-rich Central Valley.

Wednesday, Jun 17, 2015

Ahead of New Water Restrictions, Residents Rip Out Lawns

Ahead of New Water Restrictions, Residents Rip Out Lawns

With exactly two weeks to go before new, statewide water restrictions kick in, some San Diego County residents are rushing to get rid of their lawns. Others are saying, “No way.”

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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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