January 12, 2016

Concerns Grow Over Future Water Regulations in California

El Niño is bringing California some welcome storms as state regulators prepare for the next version of emergency regulations regarding statewide mandatory conservation in urban areas. There are concerns that […]
January 4, 2016

US Agency Investigates Bottled Water Facility in California

The US forest service has launched an environmental review of Nestlé water bottling operation in southern California’s San Bernardino National Forest. In October, Nestlé was sued by public interest groups […]
December 21, 2015

Despite California Drought, Salmon Runs are Strong

California’s four-year drought isn’t slowing the salmon runs in state rivers. Officials say some rivers are experiencing outstanding runs thanks to abundant food sources in the ocean during the past […]
December 14, 2015

California Water Supplies Remain Low for 2016

California water supplies aren’t looking good for 2016, and conservation efforts won’t be enough to bail out the state if the predicted El Nio winter fails to materialize, officials say. […]
December 2, 2015

California Snowpack is Deeper Than 2014, But More is Needed

Thanks to a series of frosty winter storms, California’s snowpack is now double what it was at this time in 2014, but the amount of water actually contained in the […]
November 30, 2015

Texas Drought Worries Remain, Despite Flood Threats

Texas lakes are rising and El Niño may bring a wet winter, but people in the know remain concerned about drought in Central Texas. Extreme rain events in 2015 drove […]
November 17, 2015

Smaller Snowpacks May Impact Water Supplies by 2060

According to a new report, climate change is impacting the northern hemisphere’s water supply, which serves more than two billion people, and some nations north of the equator could suffer […]
November 16, 2015

California Water Use Regulations May be Extended

California water use restrictions, issued in April, may be extended until October 2016 if the statewide drought persists through January. Although El Niño is expected to shower the West Coast […]
November 4, 2015

Beverly Hill Fails to Meet California Water Requirements

Beverly Hills has been fined for flagrantly disobeying California’s water conservation rules. The Los Angeles area municipality was just named by California officials as being one of only four cities […]
November 3, 2015

No End in Sight for California Water Crisis

Scientists say California faces decades more of record drought and needs more than 11 trillion gallons of water just to catch up with its current deficit. That means it could […]
October 29, 2015

Billionaire Wants to Resolve California Water Issues

Manoj Bhargava, the billionaire behind 5-Hour Energy, believes his desalination technology may help relieve Californians in their fourth year of serious drought. For the past several years the billionaire businessman […]
October 22, 2015

States Duel Over Colorado River Water

Amid California’s worst drought in recorded history, state policymakers want to move the state’s water fight from bickering with Arizona over the Colorado River to more proactive efforts at home. […]