Bay Area Drought Watch

Bay Area Drought Watch

Coverage of California's looming water problem

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 at 11:47 AM PDT

Water Conservation Campaign Enlists Conan O'Brien

Water Conservation Campaign Enlists Conan O'Brien

TV host Conan O'Brien and his sidekick Andy Richter offer their quirky humor to combat the drought by urging Californians to conserve water. They recorded six public service announcements that include specific...

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014 at 03:03 PM PDT

California's $11 Billion Water Bond

California's $11 Billion Water Bond

The drought crisis in California has been well-documented, with few viable solutions ready to go for the state’s water-intensive agriculture business and thirsty residents.

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 at 11:34 PM PDT

Drought Lessons: Water Wasters Attend Water School

Drought Lessons: Water Wasters Attend Water School

Some overindulged their zucchini patch. Others didn't bother with that dripping kitchen sink. But now every Monday night in this drought-stricken beach town, dozens of residents who violated their strict rations...

Friday, Aug 8, 2014 at 11:58 AM PDT

El Niño Chances Decrease for Drought-Stricken California

El Niño Chances Decrease for Drought-Stricken California

Just a few months ago, the forecast for a wet winter looked promising. But the summer has revealed a drier future.

Saturday, Aug 2, 2014 at 04:28 PM PDT

California's Historic Drought May Run Breweries Dry

California's Historic Drought May Run Breweries Dry

NBC Bay Area's Ian Cull examines how California's severe drought can affect the taste, production and price of beer.

Friday, Aug 1, 2014 at 11:15 AM PDT

San Jose Water Leak Remains Unfixed After 20 Days

San Jose Water Leak Remains Unfixed After 20 Days

A San Jose resident is frustrated over water officials failing to fix a city water line that has been leaking for 20 days.

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In January of 2014, Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency for the state of California, in what could be the driest year on record in the history of the state.
 

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