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El Niño: Be careful what you wish for

Jul 24, 2015
Even a strong rain storms won't end a deep drought, but they could cause havoc.
Posted In: el nino, weather, california, drought

In drenched Texas, the drought may be over ... or not

Jun 3, 2015
Identifying the end of a dry period can be as hard as dating the beginning of one.
Posted In: texas, drought, Houston

Startup tries to raise the dirt-cheap price of water

Jun 2, 2015
MeterHero wants to pay you to conserve.
Posted In: start-up, conservation, drought
 Low water levels are visible at the Los Capitancillos Recharge Ponds in April, 2015 in San Jose, California.

California's snowpack has run out

May 29, 2015
California's runoff water from snowpack is at zero percent of normal. As in zero. As in none.
Posted In: Final Note, snowpack, california, drought
Weeds grow in dry cracked earth that used to be the bottom of Lake McClure on March 24, 2015 in La Grange, California.

California drought threatens even oldest water rights

May 13, 2015
In California, some people have more right to water than others. Now, drought threatens even them.
Posted In: water, water rights, california, drought
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Ethos Water ditches sourcing in California

May 8, 2015
Two words: California drought.
Posted In: starbucks, Ethos, bottled water, drought
The California drought has dried up reservoirs in the Bay Area.

Anti-tax measure complicates California drought effort

Apr 21, 2015
Higher water rates for conservation can violate a constitutional limit on fees.
Posted In: california, drought, Proposition 13, Proposition 218
Dry cracked earth is visible on a cantaloupe farm on Aug. 22, 2014 near Firebaugh, California. With the severe California drought, Central California farming communities have struggled to survive.

In California, farmers' water market is drying up

Apr 14, 2015
The market model for farmers in California who sell water is coming up short.
Posted In: drought, Agriculture, water markets; California
California's new low-flow rules on faucets, showers and toilets could prompt other states to follow suit.

Thank California for your low-flow faucet

Apr 9, 2015
California is imposing new low-flow rules on faucets, toilets and urinals.
Posted In: regulations, utilities, drought

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