California Department Of Water Resources
California officials are urging residents and businesses to conserve water as the state ends one of the driest-ever “water years.”
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.
NASA scientists have begun deploying satellites and other advanced technology to help California water officials assess the state’s record drought and better manage it, officials said Tuesday.
Federal officials have pledged another $14 million to help California through its worst drought in recorded history.
With another dry winter looming, California lawmakers called on Gov. Jerry Brown and President Barack Obama to declare a drought emergency and federal disaster in the state.