Drought

Gov. Jerry Brown (Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Brown: California Needs Long-Term Vision On Water

Addressing California’s longstanding water problems will take tens of billions of dollars more and a large dose of political compromise, but the epic drought may provide new motivation, Gov. Jerry Brown told a Stanford University water conference on Monday.

10/20/2014

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Voters Face $7.5 Billion Decision On Water With Proposition 1

In the midst of a historic drought, Californians face an important, and expensive, decision on Election Day when deciding the fate of Proposition 1, which would address the state’s water crisis.

10/17/2014

Castaic Lake. (credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

Winter Likely Won’t End California’s Drought

Parts of California could receive above-average rain and snow this winter but not enough to end the worsening drought, federal forecasters said Thursday.

10/16/2014

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LA Mayor Calls For Cuts To Water Usage, DWP Imports To Fight Drought

It was not immediately known what specific steps Mayor Garcetti would be ordering in terms of increased conservation or enforcement of water usage.

10/14/2014

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Club Members: Popular Local Golf Course To Close Due To Drought

Golf club members say popular course in Santa Clarita, unable to sustain its grass due to California’s mega-drought, is closing down, and industry experts fear this trend may spread throughout the state.

10/13/2014

The breakaway passes over the Southern California Aqueduct during stage six of the 2014 Amgen Tour of California from Santa Clarita to Mountain High on May 16, 2014 in Wrightwood, California. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

LA Uses 8.8 Percent Less Water Over Summer 2014 Despite Unusually High Temperatures

Water usage by residents in Los Angeles fell this summer from the levels used last year, LADWP officials reported Friday.

10/10/2014

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Receding Waters Of Castaic Lake Reveal ATF Badge, Gun

A federal law enforcement-issued gun and badge are just a couple of the items that have been recently found underneath the receding water line of drought-dry Castaic Lake.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/09/2014

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Angelenos Urged To ‘Go Dirty For The Drought’, Give Up Car Washes For 60 Days

How dirty are you willing to let your car get to save water during the historic statewide drought?

10/08/2014

Most of the fountains at the Getty Villa in Malibu have been shut off to conserve water. (credit: Darleene Powells/CBS)

California Water Use Drops 11.5 Percent In August

State officials on Tuesday reported the largest monthly decline in water use this year as the severity of California’s drought hits home.

10/07/2014

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Pool Industry Threatened Amid SoCal Drought Regulations

The ongoing drought devastation across Southern California came at a bad time for employees of the pool industry as they are working to find ways to stay afloat during water regulations.

CBS Los Angeles–10/05/2014

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Official: DWP May Take Up To 48 Hours To Respond To Smaller Water Main Breaks

Despite water usage restrictions for customers, it can still take up to two days for DWP crews to fix some water main breaks, officials said Thursday.

09/25/2014

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JPL: Don’t Expect Drought Relief From El Niño

The anticipated blockbuster return of El Niño is looking more like it will be a flop, a climatologist said Monday.

09/22/2014

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Family Of Bears Wander Through Duarte

A bear family took a leisurely stroll Sunday morning through Duarte, much to the alarm of residents.

09/21/2014

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Brown Signs Order To Buy Drinking Water For Residents Whose Wells Are Dry

Residents in drought-stricken California whose wells have gone dry will soon get help from key state agencies under an order Gov. Jerry Brown signed Friday.

09/19/2014

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Water Through Food: Chef Shares Water-Rich Dishes To Help You Stay Hydrated

Whether due to the drought or personal preference, some people have a difficult time getting enough drinking water. However, a chef for celebrities is sharing tips and recipes to help people get more water through eating the right foods.

09/16/2014

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