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Statewide Water Use Falls 13.5 Percent In April; SoCal Cuts Just 9 Percent

Californians responded to the worst snowpack measurement on record and unprecedented drought restrictions by decreasing their water use 13.5 percent in April, regulators said Tuesday.

06/02/2015

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Facing Lowest Snowpack Levels Ever, Brown Orders Statewide Mandatory Water Cuts

California Gov. Jerry Brown has announced statewide mandatory water reductions for the first time ever as the state saw the lowest snowpack levels ever recorded.

04/01/2015

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California First To Feel Hydro-Power Crunch Of Drought

Spring is arriving with the Pacific Northwest measuring near record-low-snowfall, and much of the rest of the West below average.

03/21/2015

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Drought Prompts Likely Limits On Tapping Rivers

The State Water Resources Control Board projected the curtailment letters would be sent out later this month for users on 10 different rivers and their watersheds.

05/01/2014

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Snow Levels In Sierra Nevada Dangerously Low

State surveyors checking California’s snowpack say a recent storm brought little help, and that snow levels in the Sierra Nevada are dangerously low.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2014

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Spring Snow Levels May Pose Flooding Risk As Weather Heats Up

After years of drought in California, officials now warn that any sudden heat-up in the Sierra Nevada mountains may spell trouble.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/24/2011