Tag: California drought
Low precipitation and record high temperatures combine to set startling record.
The year-over-year water-saving rate slid by more than a third in October, worrying officials calling on residents to reduce water usage during record drought.
Who's using the most -- and the least water? The numbers are in -- but officials warn that they can be misleading.
A new statewide poll reveals a virtual tie between water and jobs atop the most-pressing-issues list.
Only 1924 and 1977 were drier. And there's little in the long-range forecasts to suggest a rebound soon.
Water worries persist -- and may be driving support for a multi-billion-dollar water bond.
As the drought continues, efforts to spur action include an online game that puts users in charge of California's water supply.
Economists estimate that the drought will cost the state's farm economy about $2.2 billion this year, including the loss of more than 17,000 jobs.
The unrestrained race to drill new wells could put California's biggest water source in jeopardy.