Last weekend’s storm in the Southland was just a drop in the bucket when it comes to overcoming the state drought.
It may happen later than Californians want, but a major climate system known as El Niño could have a big impact on the state’s drought.
Two recent storms that washed over bone-dry California delivered welcome rain and snow, but officials from the state’s Drought Task Force said Tuesday that much more is needed to alleviate the crisis.
KCAL9′s Dave Bryan reports local officials are now working on water conservation and recycling projects they hope will receive state funding.
The recent stormy weather has made a dent in the rainfall deficit in Los Angeles after months of drought.
A California assemblyman hopes to make recycled water available for use in homes and businesses.
Residents in the city of Long Beach are facing tighter water use restrictions after officials voted unanimously Thursday to declare an “imminent” water supply shortage.
A $687 million drought relief plan is headed for floor votes in the Legislature after winning quick approval Wednesday in legislative committees.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors declared a state of local emergency in Bouquet Canyon.
City authorities are taking measures to prepare for possible flooding that may come along with the two rain storms approaching California.
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.
Prospectors in Southern California are heading to the hills, saying the severe drought has exposed gold that has never been touched by human hands. As water levels continue to drop more nooks and crannies are easier for these gold hunters to access.
Farmers throughout Southern California and statewide were given a dire forecast Friday from state officials who said they would receive no irrigation water amid a historic drought.
Gov. Jerry Brown and the top Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday announced a $687 million plan to provide immediate help to drought-stricken communities throughout California, including $15 million for those with dangerously low drinking water supplies.
The evidence of extreme effects at the hands of California’s historic drought continues to mount, as a number of reservoirs, which the state depends on for water, are now running dangerously low.