Bay Area Drought Watch

Bay Area Drought Watch

Coverage of California's looming water problem

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014 at 06:03 PM PDT

California Water Use Drops 11.5 Percent in August

 California Water Use Drops 11.5 Percent in August

State officials on Tuesday reported the largest monthly decline in water use this year as the severity of California's drought hits home, with community wells running dry, farm fields turning to dust and...

Monday, Oct 6, 2014 at 12:02 PM PDT

CA Drought Watch: Boys Use Bare Hands to Save Water

CA Drought Watch: Boys Use Bare Hands to Save Water

Two South Bay boys are so fed up with wasting water they are taking matters into their own hands.

Saturday, Oct 4, 2014 at 11:16 AM PDT

Drought Blamed for Dead Fish Found at Los Gatos Lake

Drought Blamed for Dead Fish Found at Los Gatos Lake

Piles of dead fish found in the Vasona Lake Park neighborhood in Los Gatos are the latest victims of California's severe drought.

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 05:38 PM PDT

Crews Clear Dry Brush, Invasive Trees in East Bay Hills

Crews Clear Dry Brush, Invasive Trees in East Bay Hills

Residents are on alert in the fire-prone East Bay Hills, where a certain species of trees is making the threat even greater.

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 05:36 PM PDT

Hazmat Team Investigates South Bay Fish Deaths

Hazmat Team Investigates South Bay Fish Deaths

What is killing the fish in San Jose's Guadalupe River? It might be a combination of the drought and last week’s rain.

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 05:22 PM PDT

Water Waste Inspectors Aim to Provide Conservation Tips

Water Waste Inspectors Aim to Provide Conservation Tips

Water waste inspectors for the Santa Clara Valley Water District aim to provide conservation tips and information.

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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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