Posted by Ashlea Keith | January 13, 2016
Seven Charts Explain California’s Water Prospects

It’s raining in California and the state's snowpack is slightly above average for this time of year. But a lot of water is required to fill the drought-stricken state's reservoirs...

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Posted by Ashlea Keith | 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...

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Posted by Ashlea Keith | 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...

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Posted by Ashlea Keith | 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...

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Posted by Ashlea Keith | 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....

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Posted by Ashlea Keith | 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...

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Posted by Ashlea Keith | 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...

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Posted by Ashlea Keith | 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...

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Posted by Ashlea Keith | 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...

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