California At Heaviest Snowpack In 22 YearsRoaring storms that brought California almost a year's worth of snow and rain in a single month should make state water managers' Sierra snowpack survey Thursday a celebration, water experts say.
New Map Shows Mostly Southern California Counties Remain In Extreme DroughtThe map, dated Jan. 24, shows a large swath of Ventura County remains in extreme drought, along with the northern corner of Los Angeles County, a southern sliver of Kern County, and a southeastern portion of Santa Barbara.
Officials: More Than 40 Percent Of California Out Of DroughtStorms this week brought the Sierra Nevada its heaviest snow in six years and hit parts of Northern California with the most rain in two decades.
California Enters Sixth Year Of DroughtMetropolitan Water District officials say the Golden State can weather its sixth year of drought, but consumers and businesses still have to do their part to conserve.
California Water Board Fears Water-Saving Has Been AbandonedWater conservation continues to slip in drought-stricken California after officials lifted mandatory cutbacks, officials said ahead of formally releasing the figures on Wednesday.
CBS2 Investigation: Amid Drought, LADWP Caught Watering Artificial Turf At SubstationsThe Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is trying to set an example on how to reduce water use amid California's fifth consecutive year of severe drought.
California's Native Salmon Struggling In Fifth Year Of DroughtThe sleek, flapping salmon that fishermen hauled aboard the rolling Salty Lady charter boat near the Golden Gate Bridge were the survivors of the survivors.
'Smart' Sprinkler Helping Family Conserve Much More Than WaterMeet the "smart" sprinkler -- a device that's capable of being controlled through a phone app.
Californians Beat Drought-Time Conservation Target For AprilThe average Californian used 77 gallons of water a day in April, down 26.1 percent from 104 gallons in April 2013, the state Water Resources Control Board said.
Drought-Stricken California Allows Local Water Districts To Set Conservation GoalsCalifornia has decided to let hundreds of local water districts set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the drought in some parts of the state.
Brown Orders Water-Saving Practices To Continue Even After Rainy WinterGov. Jerry Brown wants water conservation to become a way of life in California, even as water officials consider easing strict saving measures after a rainy winter in parts of the state.
California Water Districts Say Drought Emergency Has EndedCalifornia water districts large and small are expected to urge regulators on Wednesday to toss out or significantly relax emergency drought orders requiring residents to take shorter showers and let their lawns turn brown.
Drought-Stricken California Misses Water Conservation TargetResidents of drought-plagued California fell just short in February of the state's mandated water conservation target that has forced them to let lawns turn brown, flush toilets less often and take other strict measures, officials said Monday.
California Eases Water Cutbacks As Drought LoosensCalifornia further eased some water cutbacks Thursday as a rainy March lessens the state's five-year drought.
Recent Storms Put California Drought Emergency In QuestionRecent storms that nearly filled Northern California's major reservoirs and created a deep snowpack in the Sierra Nevada have some water districts questioning whether a drought emergency still exists.