Tag: california water
Investigative report prompted legal action. And some districts are responding.
Lots of people pay a flat rate for their water. Guess what? They use more than the rest of us. Read more. …
In research that could improve weather and water forecasting, scientists are finding that dust storms in Asia and Africa influence Sierra snowfall. Read more.
Package aims to help those suffering worst impact of crisis, with emphasis on securing emergency water.
Brown acts amid increasing alarm over the economic consequences of the prolonged dry spell.
It’s March 1, which means Northern California is past its driest January-February period on record. Of course, the long-range forecast looks dry, too. So our question, as state water officials report on a Sierra snowpack that has fallen far short of normal for this time of year: “Where’s our rain?” OK–we don’t know the answer to […]
An ongoing project we started in the KQED newsroom last winter: California Reservoir Watch. What does the watch show today? Most of our reservoirs are just sloshing with water after a wet fall. And while it’s still too early to make a call on whether we’ll wind up with a wet winter—as our Climate Watch […]