A new report echoes some of the worst fears of a fourth straight drought year.
Two competing camps have emerged about how to boost California's water supplies during dry times: conserve more water or build more water storage.
The unrestrained race to drill new wells could put California's biggest water source in jeopardy.
New rules for existing power plants could mean more partners for California's carbon market.
Some farm water districts are flouting requirements to measure and report water deliveries to customers.
While coastal communities debate the merits of desalting seawater as a drought solution, a new approach to desalination could be a boon to farmers far inland.
With California deep in a drought, communities are cracking down on water wasters, right? Demanding that residents take shorter showers and stop watering their lawns? Not exactly.
A 47-mile section of the California Aqueduct, the main artery of the state's water system, could be engineered to flow backward this summer.
Power players in California water policy seem to agree for once: It's time to get serious about groundwater.
Farmers are looking to the sky for the latest water-saving tool. But will aviation authorities allow it?
Water managers are walking a tightrope this year, balancing three competing needs: how much water to deliver to people and agriculture, how much to provide for wildlife and how much to save for next year, in case it’s just as dry.
First the freeze, now a crippling water shortage confront citrus growers in the Central Valley.
A key indicator of California's water prospects is likely to peak out at about one-third of normal.
The drought is putting a spotlight on water use around California, including for hydraulic fracturing. How much water does fracking use and will it increase as companies tap into the Monterey Shale, estimated to be the largest oil resource in country?
Less consumption in places with water meters, which will be required in all homes and businesses by 2025.
Scientists are finding that dust storms in Asia and Africa influence how much snow falls in the Sierra Nevada. The research could help make weather forecasting more accurate and improve how California manages its water supply.