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Groundwater Data Bill Passes California Senate

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Lawmakers seek to make public a trove of groundwater data.

Infographic: Wastewater in California's Oil Fields

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The oil industry's relationship to water is governed by a surprising ratio.

Amid California Drought, Oil Industry Wastewater Attracts New Scrutiny

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State and federal authorities move to tame use of aquifers as…

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.

Infographic: California Urban Water Conservation Standards

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Cities must cut water use by 25 percent in 2015. On May 5,…

California Farms Use How Much Water? Nobody Really Knows

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No comprehensive data exist on agricultural water consumption.

Infographic: California Freshwater Withdrawals

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A breakdown of where California's water is used most, from fracking and Nestle's bottling plant to almonds and lawns.

California Drought Prompts Personal Adjustments

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This drought is different, people say — much different.

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Receives Temporary Dam

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Rock barriers will deflect saltwater intrusion in California’s most important water body.

Alaska Bulk Water Shipments to California Proposed

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Despite a signed contract, Sitka city officials say the real test is whether water is actually delivered.

California Water Restrictions Still Target Lawns

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Few substantial changes to the latest version of conservation regulations.

California Drought Invites Scrutiny of Bottled Water, Fracking

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A vortex of attention swirls around industrial activity that…