A local landscaping company is taking advantage of a government rebate and transforming people’s lawns to a water-efficient alternative.
Many parts of the U.S. have already broken records for snowfall and below zero temperatures while other parts have seen unseasonably warm temperatures.
If climate change continues unabated, there is at least an 80 percent chance of a megadrought in the Southwest and the Great Plains, scientists said Thursday.
Los Angeles County officials were set to vote Tuesday on whether to increase fines for wasting water.
Persistent drought conditions could trigger mandatory water rationing measures throughout Southern California for the second time in six years, officials said Monday.
The federal government is offering up to $50 million for drought relief in western states as California enters its fourth dry year, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday.
December’s rains enabled Californians to finally meet Gov. Jerry Brown’s call for a 20-percent reduction in monthly water consumption, but more restrictions loom as the state adapts to long-term drought conditions.
Minutes before the sun dawned on the coast of central California on Saturday, NASA looked to the skies, and launched a critical part of its Earth Sciences mission into Low-Earth Orbit.
Recent rainfall may not be enough to cut short the statewide drought, according to a new report.
New figures show Californians are doing slightly better on conserving water during the drought.
It’s been a wet December, but drought-stricken California needs more rainfall to build up the snow pack, according to state experts.
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.
The recent showers have provided some relief to drought-stricken California, a report released Thursday said.
Southern California residents were bracing for another storm Monday night, with police warning drivers to be careful on the road.
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.