The state Senate on Wednesday approved a $1 billion proposal to speed up spending on water projects and offer about $75 million in immediate aid to residents and wildlife in drought-stricken California.
State water officials Tuesday voted in favor of new changes for water usage as California heads into a fourth drought year.
The drought has water agencies in Southern California offering big bucks for water belonging to Northern California rice farmers.
The largest moon in the solar system harbors a salty ocean beneath its icy shell, the latest member to join a growing club of watery moons, NASA said Thursday.
A man was taken into custody Thursday on suspicion of driving under the influence after bumping a police cruiser and crashing into a fire hydrant in Hollywood.
No injuries were reported.
Local water experts have a plan to address chloride discharge from sewage plants in Stevenson Ranch, involving a deep-well injection system.
Los Angeles County officials were set to vote Tuesday on whether to increase fines for wasting water.
State oil and gas regulators on Monday released a plan they sent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week for bringing the state back into compliance with federal safe-drinking water requirements.
Persistent drought conditions could trigger mandatory water rationing measures throughout Southern California for the second time in six years, officials said Monday.
A popular San Fernando Valley golf course is joining a citywide effort to conserve water.
Oil companies in California have been allowed to dump waste materials into underground aquifers that hold water for irrigation and drinking, according to an Associated Press report.
City officials were set Friday to install high-tech pipes to help make of the San Fernando Valley’s biggest hospitals ready for the next big quake.
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.
State water officials say they’re entering California’s wet season with a glimmer of optimism, following three drought years.