California Department Of Water Resources

One of three ponds on Patrick Nesbitt's property in Carpinteria.  (Photo credit: Ed Mertz)

California Ends One Of Driest Ever ‘Water Years’

California officials are urging residents and businesses to conserve water as the state ends one of the driest-ever “water years.”

09/30/2014

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Water Deliveries To Farms, Thirsty Cities Remain At 0 Pending Further Study

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/09/2014

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NASA Turns Research To California Drought

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/25/2014

The Los Angeles Aqueduct carries water from the snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountains, which carry less snow than normal, to major urban areas of Southern California.

Feds Announce Another $14M For Calif. Drought

Federal officials have pledged another $14 million to help California through its worst drought in recorded history.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/05/2014

(credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Calif. Lawmakers Call For Drought Declaration

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/10/2013

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