Drought Conditions

Gov. Brown Signs Bill To Ban Brown Lawn Fines In SoCal

California is now in it’s fourth year of ongoing drought conditions.

07/14/2015

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Agencies Get Up To Speed On Latest Firefighting Aircraft

With more frequent red flag alerts combined with Southern California’s extreme drought conditions, state and federal agencies are getting up to speed on the latest firefighting aircraft.

04/15/2015

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Residents Take Drastic Measures To Conserve Water Amid State’s Ongoing Drought

From drought-resistant landscaping to hiring scuba divers to repair pools, Southern Californians are going to great lengths to conserve water amid the state’s ongoing drought.

04/02/2015

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Santa Barbara Looks To Sea For Water In Drought

With California in a drought, the coastal city of Santa Barbara is thinking about firing up a desalination plant that has been in storage for more than two decades.

05/04/2014

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Farmers To Get More Water As Officials Ease Drought-Related Cutbacks

Drought-stricken California farmers and cities are set to get more water as state and federal officials ease water cutbacks due to recent rain and snow, officials announced on Friday.

04/18/2014

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Calif. To Hire Several Hundred Firefighters

California is set to hire several hundred seasonal firefighters to respond to the increase in wildfires across the state.

03/29/2014