Bay Area Drought Watch

Bay Area Drought Watch

Coverage of California's looming water problem

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 11:39 PM PDT

Edyn Smart Garden Device Tracks Water Use

Edyn Smart Garden Device Tracks Water Use

Oakland-based Edyn has developed a device to help people track how much they water their garden, lawn or crops.

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 06:24 PM PDT

Startup Liquidity Creates Water Bottle with Filter

Startup Liquidity Creates Water Bottle with Filter

A Bay Area startup has created a water bottle with a filter that turns dirty water clean and drinkable.

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 12:27 PM PDT

Soil Moisture Observatory Sends Back First Images

Soil Moisture Observatory Sends Back First Images

The SMAP observatory is designed to help scientists better understand, predict and monitor natural hazards like droughts and floods

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015 at 07:15 PM PDT

West Marin County's Salmon Count Hits Drastic Low

West Marin County's Salmon Count Hits Drastic Low

According to federal statistics, the Lagunitas Watershed once was home to 4,000 coho salmon. But through the years their numbers have dropped to dire levels.

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015 at 07:01 PM PDT

Tiered Water Pricing to Spur Conservation Ruled Unconstitutional

Tiered Water Pricing to Spur Conservation Ruled Unconstitutional

An Orange County appeals court ruled Monday that San Juan Capistrano's tiered water rates are unconstitutional, potentially dealing a blow to agencies statewide that have used the pricing structure to encourage...

Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 01:38 PM PDT

Woodside Needs to Cut Water Use by 35%

Woodside Needs to Cut Water Use by 35%

A new report has found that Woodside residents need to reduce their water use by 35 percent or risk heavy fines.

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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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