Statewide mandatory reductions are put in place to counter the harsh effects caused by drought. Climate models suggest many Western states will face longer and harsher droughts in the decades to come.
California restricts water as snowpack survey finds 'no snow whatsoever' Read more Los Angeles is a drought town. Its most precious commodity, water, is running low in the fourth year of serious drought
When I woke up this morning, the outside temperature was a brisk 36 degrees, which was not unusual along our chilly lakefront. The calendar said April, but the weather did not remotely resemble spring
By Mark Berman Mark Berman National news reporter Email Bio Follow When he announced California’s first mandatory water restrictions last week, Gov. Jerry Brown emphasized the severity of the drought the
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — California officials on Tuesday released a plan for achieving a 25% statewide reduction in water use, proposing especially steep cuts of 35% in some areas that are heavy water users,
"Wheat's not a glamorous crop, but it makes a lot of bread," Michael quips. This wheat, though, won't return much money, Michael says. So it will be harvested for his sister's two bakeries in San Francisco
California is the world's fifth-largest supplier of food. Its Central Valley — a rich plot of agricultural gold that's nearly the size of West Virginia — is where America gets virtually all of its almonds,
California's record drought has more than just almonds to blame. The farms that annually drain 80 percent of the state's water supply support only 2 percent of its economy, according to Bloomberg. California's
There's A Simple Way To Make A Big Dent In California's Drought. Why Aren't Government Officials Promoting It?
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