California drought

Democratic leaders make public push for water bond

Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders made a public push Tuesday…

Leaks contribute to drought, but water conservation to be “new normal” for California

California's water-conservation challenge could be nearly solved if the pipes, water mains…

SF considers mandating individual residential water meters in conservation effort

California's drought conditions are putting water conservation into the forefront of public…

Public bathrooms could be closed and public gardens left to dry out if drought intensifies

The garden might be a little browner. Otherwise, life in a drought-ravaged…

California homeowners warned about brown lawns

Laura Whitney and her husband, Michael Korte, don't know whether they're being…

Airport, parks not cutting water use by 10 percent goal

The grass is browner, fountains are shut off, trucks and equipment haven't…

California water use rises amid crippling drought

Californians increased water consumption this year during the severe drought, despite pleas…

Bay Area water users finally meeting SFPUC’s voluntary reduction goal

After a free-flowing spring, some Bay Area water users have saved themselves…

SF water use decreasing but more savings needed

Water users in San Francisco and in the Bay Area communities served…

California farmers to get more water

Drought-stricken California farmers and cities are set to get more water as…

2 congressmen seek momentum to build new reservoir

Two members of California's congressional delegation on Wednesday called for building a…

Some California cities seek water independence

Drops of rain fell on Josephine Miller's 1920s bungalow -- a watery…

Possible El Niño could make next winter a wet one in California

Even if this rainy season does little to end California’s drought –…

Legislature passes $687 million drought plan

California lawmakers on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a $687 million plan to provide…

California almond farmers face tough choices

With California's agricultural heartland entrenched in drought, almond farmers are letting orchards…

Storm brings impressive rain, snow to California

The first significant storm to hit Northern California in 14 months produced…

Storm promising heavy rain rolls into California

Drought-stricken California got its first glimpse Friday of a big weekend storm…

Much-needed snow bound for parched Sierra

As much as 2 feet of snow is possible atop the Sierra…

SF water and power system could fail without comprehensive repairs

A key part of the far-flung network of pipes, tunnels and power…