Wendy De Leon, with Pasadena Water and Power, is a searching for any resident wasting water, with mandatory statewide restrictions on outdoor watering scheduled to effect Friday.
That ranking Thursday by the U.S. Drought Monitor marks a 22-percent, one-week jump in California territory suffering what monitors call “exceptional drought.”
Dealing with the epic drought is a challenge on many levels.
California is at a “tipping point,” say leading climatologists, as a historic drought enters its fourth year with no end in sight.
If you’re having trouble using less water, there are some ingenious products designed to help you.
Of all the ways the drought can affect your life, you may not have considered its effect on your favorite ice cream.
Because of the drought, a recent water main break near UCLA couldn’t have come at a worse time.
In Orange County, they’re turning sewer water into drinking water.
The Metropolitan Water District provides drinking water to 19 million Southern Californians.
It’s a tough lesson for one of Southern California’s wealthiest communities.
Work is being done to tap into the ocean, while the water flowing from some taps is already coming from toilets.
When we say the drought is affecting everything, we mean everything – even beer.
The drought is making a difficult fire season even tougher, forcing Cal Fire to rethink the way firefighters use water.
From deer and salmon to ducks and geese, our epic drought is a possible death sentence for California wildlife.
If you don’t follow the rules on water use, your neighbors could report you to the water cops.