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Water-Saving Tip: Keep a Bucket in Your Bathroom

March 18, 2014 | 4:16 pm

Water-Saving Tip: Keep a Bucket in Your Bathroom

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Kat Snow collects shower water because it always takes five or 10 seconds to heat up.

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East Bay Water District Eyes Emergency Supply From Sacramento River

March 13, 2014 | 9:00 am

East Bay Water District Eyes Emergency Supply From Sacramento River

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Everything’s in place, including drought, to allow agency to tap water it has tried to get for decades.

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Dozens of California Communities Still Don’t Meter Water Use

March 11, 2014 | 10:27 am

Dozens of California Communities Still Don’t Meter Water Use

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Lots of people pay a flat rate for their water. Guess what? They use more than the rest of us. Read more. …

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Marin County Reservoirs in the Drought of 2014 — A Video Essay

March 8, 2014 | 8:00 am

Marin County Reservoirs in the Drought of 2014 — A Video Essay

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After weeks of rain, Marin County reservoirs have a magical feel to them even as the drought continues.

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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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Map of Fuel Leak Sites in California: How Close Are They to You?

March 6, 2014 | 9:01 am

Map of Fuel Leak Sites in California: How Close Are They to You?

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Critics question claim by state officials that underground tanks pose no real health threats.

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Drought Diary: My Pursuit of a Home Graywater System

March 5, 2014 | 1:48 pm

Drought Diary: My Pursuit of a Home Graywater System

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There must be a way to reuse some of our household water without spending a small fortune.

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President Obama Says Search for Drought Solutions Needs to Rise Above Politics

February 14, 2014 | 6:47 pm

President Obama Says Search for Drought Solutions Needs to Rise Above Politics

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President’s promise of emergency aid comes amid partisan demands for water solutions.

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State Senate Panel Gives OK to First of a Wave of Water Bond Measures

February 11, 2014 | 4:21 pm

State Senate Panel Gives OK to First of a Wave of Water Bond Measures

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Proposed $6.9 billion initiative by state Sen. Lois Wolk has strong backing from environmental groups.

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State Water Project: ‘No Deliveries to Customers This Year’

January 31, 2014 | 1:18 pm

State Water Project: ‘No Deliveries to Customers This Year’

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Department of Water Resources says SWP reservoirs are too low to send shipments to farms and cities.

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