Bay Area Drought Watch

Bay Area Drought Watch

Coverage of California's looming water problem

Wednesday, Jun 17, 2015 at 06:17 PM PDT

3 Bay Area Beaches Among West Coast's Dirtiest

3 Bay Area Beaches Among West Coast's Dirtiest

Three Bay Area spots are among this year's dirtiest California beaches, but the drought may be helping hundreds of others.

Monday, Jun 15, 2015 at 12:22 PM PDT

New Water Conservation Target 20%

New Water Conservation Target 20%

Benicia city officials announced last week that the city's water conservation target has been reduced from 28 percent to 20 percent, according to new requirements released by the State Water Resources Control...

Monday, Jun 15, 2015 at 06:40 AM PDT

San Jose Couple Paints Brown Lawn Red, White And Blue in Honor of Flag Day

San Jose Couple Paints Brown Lawn Red, White And Blue in Honor of Flag Day

A San Jose couple found a way to be patriotic and save water at the same time.

Friday, Jun 12, 2015 at 07:33 PM PDT

Drought Conditions Could Spread Disease

Drought Conditions Could Spread Disease

This week Governor Brown said that extreme drought could lead to the spread of disease. Is that fair warning or fear mongering? Sam Brock investigates.

Friday, Jun 12, 2015 at 08:30 PM PDT

Nudist Camp Owners Charged With Stealing Water

Nudist Camp Owners Charged With Stealing Water

The owners of a Bay Area nudist resort have been charged with stealing water during the state's historic drought.

Monday, Jun 15, 2015 at 05:04 PM PDT

Sticky Seats? California Ballparks Get Creative to Conserve

Sticky Seats? California Ballparks Get Creative to Conserve

Earlier this season, the grounds crew that watches over the lush green playing field where the San Francisco Giants play tried something new: They cut back on overnight watering.

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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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