Bay Area Drought Watch

Bay Area Drought Watch

Coverage of California's looming water problem

Thursday, Mar 19, 2015 at 11:34 PM PDT

Drought Prompts Change at SF Flower and Garden Show

Drought Prompts Change at SF Flower and Garden Show

The San Francisco Flower and Garden Show rolls into town with the drought on top of everyone's minds. That has some landscapers showcasing drought-friendly yard designs as garden lovers look for ways to keep the...

Thursday, Mar 19, 2015 at 10:16 AM PDT

Sugar Bowl to End Ski Season Early

Sugar Bowl to End Ski Season Early

Sugar Bowl announced the ski resort will close early this season - on Sunday - because there's not enough snow.

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...

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.

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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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