October 5, 2015

Some California Wine Makers Get by on Less Water

Wine grapes are California’s No. 3 cash crop, and they consume far less water than the state’s No. 2 cash crop, almonds. With 615,000 acres of wine grapes in production […]
May 13, 2015

Brown is the New Green on California Golf Courses

As the California drought moves into its fourth year amid mandated water reductions, the state’s golf courses are taking drastic steps to comply. Some are removing grass in places where […]
April 15, 2015

California’s New Water Restrictions Could Impact Horses, Horse Owners

Strict, new California water restrictions aimed at helping during the state’s four-year drought could impact horses and horse owners. Also under recently announced rules, agricultural users are required to provide […]
March 23, 2015

California Governor Proposes $1 Billion in Drought Spending

California Gov. Jerry Brown says the states needs to spend $1 billion on water, including $128 million to ease dire water shortages in some communities, the financial issues of unemployed […]
March 16, 2015

NASA Scientist Says California has One Year of Water Left

NASA water cycle scientist Jay Famiglietti believes Callifornia had about one year of water in reservoir storage and that the backup supply is low. The made that statement last week […]