Water Use Climbs In California Enclaves As Drought ReturnsWith water use climbing in Southern California and the state appearing to plunge back into drought, state and regional water managers may consider permanently reinstating some watering bans
Rain-Weary Californians Using Less WaterOfficials say Californians are using less water than they have in years, thanks partly to winter rains that are doing the lawn-watering for them.
California Launches Website Where People Can Snitch On Water WastersCalifornia has multiple restrictions on water use, including banning washing cars with hoses that don't shut off and restricting lawn-watering within two days of rainfall. But enforcement varies widely across the parched state.
CBS2 Investigation On Federal Water Waste In SoCal Prompts Lawmaker To Take ActionInvestigative reporter David Goldstein spoke on Tuesday to Congresswoman Janice Hahn, who said she was shocked and embarrassed by what he and his team found with hidden cameras.
CBS2 Investigates: Federal Buildings In SoCal Caught Wasting Water Amid DroughtAnd government workers weren't happy when Investigative Reporter David Goldstein tried to get answers.
Record Water Savings Shows Big Cuts To California Supplies FeasibleWater use in drought-stricken California plunged by record levels in May, and Gov. Jerry Brown's administration cited that as proof cities can hit steep summer conservation targets they have blasted as unfair.
California Farmers Sue Over Contaminated Water AquifersA group of farmers and others in Central California's Kern County is suing state officials and oil executives over contaminated underground water aquifers.
Severe Cutbacks On Water Use 'A Necessary Evil' Says Nonprofit That Oversees Cemetery In RosemeadCemeteries across the state are dealing with fallout from the drought and some graveyards have had to let the grass and plants die.
5 Tips For Conserving Water At HomeHere in dry, dusty Southern California, dealing with the worst drought in state history has become the "new normal." In my home, we've cut back on showers and watering the lawn.
Agency To Update Drought Plan Mandating Water Cuts In CitiesCalifornia water regulators are postponing release of a new plan to get cities to reduce water use by as much as a third.
Gov. Brown Defends Drought Order That Doesn't Limit FarmersGov. Jerry Brown on Sunday defended his order requiring Californians statewide to cut back on their water use in a historic mandate that spares those who consume the most — farmers.
California Water Use Drops 11.5 Percent In AugustState officials on Tuesday reported the largest monthly decline in water use this year as the severity of California's drought hits home.
Amid Drought, California Government Cuts Water UseGovernment in drought-afflicted California is trying to lead by example and cut water use by the same 20 percent that residents have been asked to save.