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Water Bond Grows By $4 Billion, Fails To Pass State Senate

June 24, 2014 | 12:01 am

Water Bond Grows By $4 Billion, Fails To Pass State Senate

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$10.5 billion plan now includes more money for reservoirs, but not enough to win Republican votes.

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Dueling Drought Strategies: Save More Water? Or Store More Water?

June 11, 2014 | 10:46 am

Dueling Drought Strategies: Save More Water? Or Store More Water?

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An old debate has taken on new urgency as California watches its water supplies dwindle. Read more …

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Season’s Final Sierra Snow Survey — Without the Snow

May 1, 2014 | 6:05 pm

Season’s Final Sierra Snow Survey — Without the Snow

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State officials say water supply in mountains is just 18 percent of average for the date.

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California Drought Update: How Low Can the Reservoirs Go?

March 25, 2014 | 6:00 am

California Drought Update: How Low Can the Reservoirs Go?

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We’re expecting rain late Tuesday and Wednesday, but it’s unlikely to help boost water storage.

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California’s Drought Enters the ‘What Drought?’ Phase

March 6, 2014 | 3:00 pm

California’s Drought Enters the ‘What Drought?’ Phase

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We’ve seen lots of rain over the past month. But the drought’s not done with us, and here’s why.

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December 22, 2010 | 12:37 pm

California Weather & Water: How Full Are the Reservoirs?

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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 […]

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