drought

Carlsbad desalination plant produces 15 billion gallons of fresh water in first year

A mere year after opening, the Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant…

 

California’s state agencies seek to make water conservation methods permanent

A water conservation plan was released by State agencies Nov 30 to achieve long-term…

 

CAL FIRE works to remove state’s growing number of dead trees

Several years of drought and an accompanying tree-eating beetle epidemic have had a…

 

Take that, drought! ‘Incredibly wet’ October lifts SF’s water supply

Rain is falling from the skies at a rate San Francisco hasn’t…

CA water year ends with 60% of state still in extreme drought

California's 2016 water year ended Friday, marking a fifth consecutive dry year…

SF advances plans to blend Hetch Hetchy water with groundwater

San Francisco’s plan to mix groundwater with Hetch Hetchy drinking water advanced…

Drought is less bleak so restrictions ease up

The weather is wetter than last year amid California’s ongoing drought, but…

California looks at easing drought cuts after wet winter

California will consider lifting a mandatory statewide water conservation order for cities…

Showers expected to roll in after dry February

San Francisco will quench its thirst for rain once again this week…

California almonds dropping in price

MODESTO — Almond prices in California have dropped significantly in the past…

Snowpack in drought-stricken California hits five-year high

FRESNO — Recent El Nino storms have boosted the Sierra Nevada snowpack…

Drought drives bears into California town in search of food

THREE RIVERS, Calif. — Tourists and animal lovers hoping to see a…

Scientists: Drought stressing California’s Giant Sequoias

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK — Giant Sequoias growing in California's Sierra Nevada are…

Millions of gallons of water lost in Hetch Hetchy regional water system pipeline break

Millions of gallons of water have been lost from a 54-inch regional…

Utilities scramble to make backup water plans after break in major pipeline

A major water pipeline that broke in San Bruno on Monday night,…

Scoop: Tom Selleck accused of stealing water amid state drought

The title character of “Magnum, P.I.” faced some pretty ludicrous villains, but…

Longtime salmon institute told to leave SFSU property in Marin

Advocates of a 42-year-old Marin County salmon institute are hoping an online…

A year later, California drought-relief money is unspent

More than $320 million that was supposed to be rushed to drought-stricken…

A year later, California drought-relief money is unspent

More than $320 million that was supposed to be rushed to drought-stricken…

Californians reduced water use by 13.5 percent in April

Californians are using less water, but they'll have to conserve a lot…