Bay Area Drought Watch

Bay Area Drought Watch

Coverage of California's looming water problem

Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015 at 04:54 PM PDT

Calif. Gov. Brown Unveils New Drought-Relief Package

Calif. Gov. Brown Unveils New Drought-Relief Package

Drought-relief legislation providing about $1 billion in spending will be proposed Thursday by Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders as California enters its fourth consecutive dry year near the...

Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015 at 05:34 PM PDT

Drought-Stricken CA Ramps Up Water Restrictions

Drought-Stricken CA Ramps Up Water Restrictions

California residents have to turn off their sprinklers, and restaurants won't give customers water unless they ask under new drought regulations approved Tuesday.

Monday, Mar 16, 2015 at 11:26 PM PDT

Sierra-at-Tahoe Suspends Skiing as Drought Takes Toll

Sierra-at-Tahoe Suspends Skiing as Drought Takes Toll

A ski resort south of Lake Tahoe has suspended its winter operations due to a lack of snow and could end up closing the rest of the season for the earliest time in about 40 years.

Monday, Mar 16, 2015 at 04:36 PM PDT

One Year of Water Left in California

One Year of Water Left in California

As California’s drought rapidly worsens, NASA Senior Water Cycle Scientist Jay Famiglietti warns Californians that the state’s water supply has been reduced to one year’s worth of water.

Monday, Mar 16, 2015 at 07:05 PM PDT

Mayor Wants SJ to Rely Heavily on Recycled Water

Mayor Wants SJ to Rely Heavily on Recycled Water

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo wants to up the ante on water conservation.

Monday, Mar 16, 2015 at 07:20 AM PDT

So You Think You Know About California's Drought?

So You Think You Know About California's Drought?

Test your knowledge of the drought that's plagued California for more than three years.

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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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