California Drought Signals Fundamental Shift to New Water Conditions

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Climate change models have long predicted a drying West. In California, the future has arrived.

Sites Reservoir in Northern California Is 20th-Century Idea Trying to Fit the 21st

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New surface water storage project would be largest in California since 1979.

One Way to Ease California Drought: Recycle Wastewater For Irrigation

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Del Puerto Water District to buy a third of its water supply from Modesto and Turlock treatment plants.

California Fire Danger Mounts in Sierra Nevada Forests

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Bark beetles, water scarcity, and dying trees herald a region in ecological transition during the height of state's four-year drought.

In California’s Central Valley, Dry Wells Multiply in the Summer Heat

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Tulare County continues to be the center of the drought’s drinking water crisis.

Challenged By Drought, Fire, Earthquake, and Flood, California Departs On New Path

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In response to truculent planet, conserving water, limiting climate emissions, and achieving "net zero" energy use are top priorities.

Saving Salmon: California Orders New Water Restrictions

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Restrictions target big Sacramento River reservoir and Russian River residents, but effects will ripple through the state.

California Drought Effect on Food Prices – Not Much

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Groundwater, food imports, low fuel prices, and a strong American dollar have more influence on prices than drought.

California Drought Puts Desalination, Fresh Water From The Sea, In A New Light

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Era of ample water supply and cheap prices is ending.

California’s Rainless Summer Will Dry Up Drinking Water Supplies

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State and local water administrators face supply emergency that is tightening.

California Drought Is Not Lifting

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Another dry winter forces political pressure for action.

California Drought Cuts Farm Water Allocation to Zero for Second Consecutive Year

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The Central Valley prepares for an unprecedented shortage.