California Department of Water Resources

A sign alerts visitors to water conservation efforts at the state Capitol, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif.  (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Vote expected today on proposal to fine California water-wasters

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California regulators are considering fines up to $500 a day for people who waste water on landscaping, fountains, washing vehicles and other outdoor uses. The State Water Resources Control Board is […]

07/15/2014

The California Bay Delta (Photo credit: CalWater)

California water project heads to state high court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Supreme Court is set to decide if the state must buy thousands of acres of private property to perform preliminary tests for two massive water tunnels planned in the […]

06/27/2014

In this photo taken Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, a warning buoy sits on the dry, cracked bed of Lake Mendocino near Ukiah, Calif.  Despite recent spot rains The reservoir is currently only about 37 percent full.  California remans in the midst of an historic drought causing Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

CA drought: Water deliveries remain at 0 pending further study

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Water managers are determining if recent storms helped California’s dwindling water supplies enough to warrant increases in water deliveries to farms and thirsty cities. Meantime, the California Department of Water Resources […]

04/10/2014

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Fire forces evacuation of campus, homes in SoCal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A wildfire fanned by gusty Santa Ana winds raged along the fringes of Southern California communities on Thursday, forcing evacuation of homes and a university while setting recreational vehicles ablaze. The […]

05/02/2013