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State Officials Consider Mandatory Limits on Outdoor Watering

July 9, 2014 | 3:15 pm

State Officials Consider Mandatory Limits on Outdoor Watering

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Proposed rules would carry fine of up to $500 for violations such as hosing down sidewalks.

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Illegal Water Diversions to Pot Farms Running Some Streams Dry

July 9, 2014 | 12:59 pm

Illegal Water Diversions to Pot Farms Running Some Streams Dry

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State expresses concern about environmental impacts of diverting water to thirsty pot plants.

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Watering Your Yard the Right Way (and the Wrong Way)

July 7, 2014 | 9:44 am

Watering Your Yard the Right Way (and the Wrong Way)

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Conservation experts try to raise consciousness about the most effective way to water lawns and landscaping.

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As California Drought Deepens, Those With Water Can Sell at a High Price

July 2, 2014 | 3:11 pm

As California Drought Deepens, Those With Water Can Sell at a High Price

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An AP review finds deals to sell hundreds of billions of gallons to desperate cities and farms.

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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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As Water Prices Soar, Some Profit From California’s Drought

June 23, 2014 | 9:45 am

As Water Prices Soar, Some Profit From California’s Drought

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‘Crisis mode’ in Central Valley as some farmers increase groundwater pumping at possible expense to neighbors. Read more …

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A Fourth Drought Year for California: What Are the Odds?

June 16, 2014 | 7:48 am

A Fourth Drought Year for California: What Are the Odds?

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Two prominent California water experts advise: Don’t bet on wet. Read more …

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Drought Outlook: ‘Disastrous Consequences’ If 2015 Is Dry

June 12, 2014 | 7:30 am

Drought Outlook: ‘Disastrous Consequences’ If 2015 Is Dry

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A new report echoes some of the worst fears of a fourth straight drought year.

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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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Drought Drives Drilling Frenzy for Groundwater in California

June 2, 2014 | 10:07 am

Drought Drives Drilling Frenzy for Groundwater in California

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The race to drill new wells could put California’s biggest water source–groundwater–in jeopardy. Read more …

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