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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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Despite Drought, Some Ignore Laws to Track California’s Biggest Water Users

May 28, 2014 | 10:13 am

Despite Drought, Some Ignore Laws to Track California’s Biggest Water Users

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Some farm water districts flout requirements to measure and report water deliveries. Read more …

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Amid Drought, State Water Rights System Delivers a Rich Supply to a Few

May 27, 2014 | 9:49 am

Amid Drought, State Water Rights System Delivers a Rich Supply to a Few

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Some ‘senior rights’ holders can get virtually all the water they want as the rest of state cuts back.

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Report: Drought No Problem for State Finances or Credit — Yet

May 21, 2014 | 2:30 pm

Report: Drought No Problem for State Finances or Credit — Yet

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Moody’s Investors Service says even in agricultural counties the financial impact is limited so far.

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Sacramento Halfway Through Costly Water-Meter Marathon

May 20, 2014 | 5:45 am

Sacramento Halfway Through Costly Water-Meter Marathon

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Capital city is nearly a decade into 20-year project to install water meters. The price tag keeps rising.

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