Drought

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Winter Rains Not Enough To Boost Calif. Drought Outlook

Recent rainfall may not be enough to cut short the statewide drought, according to a new report.

01/16/2015

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Californians Improve Slightly On Water-Saving Efforts

New figures show Californians are doing slightly better on conserving water during the drought.

01/06/2015

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California Snow Pack Not Enough To Impact Drought

It’s been a wet December, but drought-stricken California needs more rainfall to build up the snow pack, according to state experts.

12/30/2014

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Drought, Plastic Bags Prompt New California Laws

California’s historic drought prompted the Legislature into action in 2014, leading lawmakers to regulate groundwater for the first time and override homeowners associations that fine members for replacing lawns with more drought-tolerant landscaping.

12/27/2014

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Recent Showers Provide Some Relief To Drought-Stricken California

The recent showers have provided some relief to drought-stricken California, a report released Thursday said.

12/18/2014

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Rain Rolls Into Thousand Oaks As LA-Area Braces For Another Storm

Southern California residents were bracing for another storm Monday night, with police warning drivers to be careful on the road.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/15/2014

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Experts: ‘We Need About 75 Inches Of Rain Before The End Of This Year’

Recent storms here in Southern California have provided much needed rain for the area, but it still may be a long way to go before drought conditions are lifted.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/12/2014

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Water Officials: Turn Sprinklers Off During Storm

Water officials reminded residents Thursday to turn off their sprinklers to save water during the large storm expected to soak Southern California this weekend.

12/11/2014

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Rainwater Captured From Storm Makes Little Dent In Drought

Despite the 1.34 billion gallons of water that was captured from this week’s storm, officials say it’s a “drop in the bucket” when it comes to ameliorating the drought.

12/03/2014

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

California Loses Ground In Drought Water-Saving

Californians are losing ground on compliance with a state goal to cut water use by 20 percent during the drought, according to statewide water-use figures released Tuesday.

12/02/2014

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

California Water Officials See Hope In 2015

State water officials say they’re entering California’s wet season with a glimmer of optimism, following three drought years.

12/01/2014

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Large Water Main Break Closes All Lanes On PCH In Malibu

A large water main break north of Trancas Canyon has resulted in the closure of Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu.

11/27/2014

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L.A. Averages 3 Water Main Breaks A Day Amid Drought

Drought-stricken Los Angeles averages three water main breaks a day, which some say amounts to the loss of enough water to supply thousands of families a year.

11/25/2014

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Upland Man Could Face Steep Fines For Allegedly Failing To Water Lawn

An Upland resident could go to trial as early as Monday on misdemeanor charges for allegedly failing to water his lawn.

11/21/2014

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Long Beach Residents Face Tougher Water Use Restrictions

City officials in Long Beach are imposing tougher water restrictions as the drought situation worsens.

11/21/2014

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