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Californians make major water cuts in December, reach Gov. Brown’s goal

latimes.com For the first time in seven months of state monitoring, Californians surpassed Gov. Jerry Brown’s water-conservation goal, reducing water use by more than 20% in December 2014 compared to the same month the year before. The 22.2% statewide reduction came after months of conservation stagnation, which had prompted concern from some water officials. In [...]

Californians make major water cuts in December, reach Gov. Brown’s goal2020-09-25T18:51:43+00:00

State Urban Water Users Exceed 20 Percent Conservation Goal For December

ca.gov With California facing one of the most severe droughts on record, Governor Brown declared a drought State of Emergency in January and directed state officials to take all necessary actions to prepare for water shortages. The state has continued to lead the way to make sure California is able to cope with an unprecedented [...]

State Urban Water Users Exceed 20 Percent Conservation Goal For December2015-02-03T00:20:38+00:00

California drought: Big storm on the way for Northern California, “One storm is not enough to solve the drought, of course, but every bit …”

mercurynews.com After the driest January in recorded history, the Bay Area is back in the rain business. Meteorologists are reporting that conditions in the Pacific are generating what appears to be a strong "Pineapple Express" storm that is expected to hit Northern California starting Thursday evening, bringing steady rain through the weekend to the drought-stressed [...]

California drought: Big storm on the way for Northern California, “One storm is not enough to solve the drought, of course, but every bit …”2020-09-25T18:51:43+00:00

Horrible California Drought Is Now Even More Horrible

slate.com California’s epic drought is about to set another seemingly unbreakable record. With just two days remaining in the month, no rain in the forecast, and a monster ridge of high pressure camped out overhead, San Francisco is now all but assured of its driest January in city history—exactly zero (that’s right, 0.00) inches have [...]

Horrible California Drought Is Now Even More Horrible2020-09-25T18:51:43+00:00

2014 Was California’s Hottest Year On Record — By Far

huffingtonpost.com 2014 was California’s hottest year ever recorded. In fact, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said it was the warmest year on record for California by a wide margin. NOAA said the annual average temperature in California -- which has been suffering through a drought said to be worst that the state has [...]

2014 Was California’s Hottest Year On Record — By Far2014-09-09T00:29:52+00:00

A modern-day Dust Bowl

news.yahoo.com As a drought unfolds slowly and devastatingly, California farmers feel desperate and abandoned BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Bob Taylor was barely 2 years old when his parents packed as many belongings as they could into their rickety old car and headed west from New Mexico toward California. It was 1936, the height of the Dust [...]

A modern-day Dust Bowl2020-09-25T18:51:43+00:00

California Is Nowhere Near Meeting Its Water Conservation Goals

huffingtonpost.com One year after Gov. Jerry Brown asked Californians to cut water use by 20 percent in light of the historic drought plaguing the state, new data shows that residents didn't come close to achieving that goal during the last half of 2014. According to data released Tuesday by the state’s Water Resources Control Board, [...]

California Is Nowhere Near Meeting Its Water Conservation Goals2020-09-25T18:51:43+00:00

Council Wary of Selling Water for Southland

latimes.com The City Council advised caution over a plan to sell Mad River water to a company that wants to haul it south in huge plastic bags. Aqueous Corp. has presented a plan to buy the water from the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District and sell it in Southern California. The district serves about 80,000 [...]

Council Wary of Selling Water for Southland2003-02-07T21:11:03+00:00
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