Dennis Atkinson, senior vice president of Agriculture and Water Resources at Tejon Ranch Company, shows almonds from his almond trees.

Why a dry California will still grow a lot of food

Oct 20, 2015
Agriculture experts don't expect a big exodus of food production from the state.
Posted In: Agriculture, drought, farming, almonds

Africa could face severe drought due to El Nino

Oct 7, 2015
The weather phenomenon could threaten Africa's food security.
Posted In: Africa, el nino, drought

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

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