Bay Area Drought Watch

Bay Area Drought Watch

Coverage of California's looming water problem

Monday, Apr 13, 2015 at 06:44 PM PDT

Drought Prompts Farmers to Change Crops

Drought Prompts Farmers to Change Crops

California's deepening drought is increasingly taking a toll on farmers.

Monday, Apr 13, 2015 at 07:36 AM PDT

Almond Farmers are Stigmatized as CA Drought Continues

Almond Farmers are Stigmatized as CA Drought Continues

California almond growers are coming under scrutiny for their water use as the state's drought worsens.

Saturday, Apr 11, 2015 at 09:32 PM PDT

New Water Restrictions Go Into Effect in Morgan Hill

New Water Restrictions Go Into Effect in Morgan Hill

Because of California’s prolonged drought, new water restrictions went into effect Saturday in the city of Morgan Hill.

Saturday, Apr 11, 2015 at 07:45 PM PDT

California Delta's Water Mysteriously Missing Amid Drought

California Delta's Water Mysteriously Missing Amid Drought

As California struggles with a devastating drought, huge amounts of water are mysteriously vanishing from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, and the prime suspects are farmers whose families have tilled...

Thursday, Apr 9, 2015 at 07:42 PM PDT

California Divided Over The Drought?

California Divided Over The Drought?

Is it fair? Who gets to use more water and who is being forced to cut back? NBC Bay Area Political Analyst Larry Gerston shows how Gov. Jerry Brown is getting some heat for his new plan.

Thursday, Apr 9, 2015 at 07:06 PM PDT

CA Names, Shames Water Wasters

CA Names, Shames Water Wasters

California is done with gentle nudges and polite reminders to deal with its devastating drought.

Thursday, Apr 9, 2015 at 06:33 PM PDT

SJ Crews Working to Replace Aging Water System Discover Leak

SJ Crews Working to Replace Aging Water System Discover Leak

Crews working to replace an aging sewage line in San Jose recently discovered an underground water leak.

Thursday, Apr 9, 2015 at 06:09 AM PDT

Drought Prompts Ugliest Yard Competition in SF

Drought Prompts Ugliest Yard Competition in SF

The search is one for the ugliest yard in San Francisco, a contest put on by the city to encourage residents to conserve water by making their grounds less thirsty.

Thursday, Apr 9, 2015 at 04:38 PM PDT

CA Tightens Water Use For Urinals, Faucets Amid Drought

CA Tightens Water Use For Urinals, Faucets Amid Drought

California regulators are speeding up water-efficiency standards for faucets and urinals in response to the drought.

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015 at 05:03 PM PDT
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By Sara Bueno

Late Season Sierra Snowstorm: Before and After

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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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