California's Water Use Up Dramatically, Even As Drought Takes HoldWater use in California jumped nearly 19% in March compared to 2020 as residents defied pleas for conservation from Gov. Gavin Newsom and other authorities amid a severe drought.
How Did Sunday's Storm Affect California's Drought?UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences Professor Jay Lund says we have a long way to go to make up for years of drought.
California Struggles To Conserve Water Amid DroughtCalifornians failed to significantly cut back their water consumption in July, state officials announced Tuesday, foreshadowing some difficult decisions for Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration as an historic drought lingers into the fall.
CBS News Poll: Californians Are Concerned About Climate Change After Extreme Summer WeatherAs Californians stagger through another summer of extreme weather, A CBS News poll finds that less than half of residents who weighed in say they feel the impact of climate change.
Woman Drowns At Shrinking Folsom Lake, Leaving Young Nephew Alone on ShoreStrangers were able to help the little boy to safety
Scientists: Triple-Digit Temperatures Accelerating Evaporation Of Critical Water ResourcesThis heatwave is bad news for an already bad drought in California, say scientists.
Lake In Rockville Hills Regional Park Drying UpThe city of Fairfield tells CBS13 the lake is natural and relies solely on rainwater and runoff to fill up.
California Farmers Told Drought Could Cut Off Their WaterThousands of Central California farmers were warned Tuesday that they could face water cutoffs this summer as the state deals with a drought that already has curtailed federal and state irrigation supplies.
Folsom Residents Asked To Conserve Water To Combat Ravages Of Drought On Folsom LakeThe Folsom city council is asking its residents to save water.
California Lawmakers Propose $3.4 Billion Spending Plan To Minimize Drought ImpactDemocrats in the California Senate on Thursday detailed a $3.4 billion proposal designed to gird the state for a new crisis on the heels of a deadly and disruptive pandemic.
Sierra Snowpack Measuring Over At 200 Percent Of AverageThe amount of snow currently blanketing the Sierra is bigger than the 2017 snowpack that pulled the state out of a five-year drought.
Is California Out Of The Drought?So the big question on everyone's mind is: is California officially out of the drought? The short answer is yes.
Recent Storms Greatly Reduce Drought Conditions In CaliforniaA very wet winter has greatly reduced drought conditions in California.
New California Water Law Restricts How Much Water People Can UseThere will soon be more focus on flushes and scrutiny over showers with a new law signed in by the governor.
New California Law May Limit How Much Water People Can UseThe new indoor water standard would be 55 gallons of water per person, per day by 2022, and that would fall to 50 gallons by 2030.