Silicon Valley’s first ever water summit

Silicon Valley Water Summit

Because of California drought, the statewiede including Silicon Valley are challenged to find solutions to manage the drought and secure long-term water supplies…

Winter not expected to end California drought

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Federal forecasters don’t expect California to get enough rain and snow this winter to end the state’s ongoing drought…

Rain showers predicted over Bay Area Wednesday, Thursday

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The Bay Area can expect to see its greatest rainfall since April when showers pass through the region Wednesday and Thursday…

Light rain forecasted in the Bay Area

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Long-awaited rain is expected to arrive in the Bay Area Wednesday afternoon but likely won’t be much…

San Jose declares water shortage of 20% citywide

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The City Council of San Jose declares water shortage of 20% citywide to impose mandatory restrictions on water usage…

Overdrafting aquifers may trigger earthquakes and increase flood risk,

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The new studay by West Washington University shows overdrafting aquifers may increase the risk of earthquakes on the nearby San Andreas Fault…

SFPUC water restriction

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SFPUC water restriction…

58 percent of California in highest drought rank

Federal drought monitors say 58 percent of California now is locked in their highest category of drought….

UCLA wades through damages from pipe flooding

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The campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst…

Californians support mandates to cut water use

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A new poll shows nearly 80% of Californians support mandates to force customers to cut their water use during the serious drought…

California agency approves hiring “water cops”

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A water agency in the Silicon Valley will hire several “water cops” to issue fines to people caught wasting water…

California couple warned for having brown lawn

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A Southern California couple who scaled back watering due to drought received a letter from the city of Glendora warning…

California approves fines for water-wasters

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California water regulators have voted to approve fines up to $500 a day for residents who waste water…

California water use rises amid severe drought

Californians have increased their water consumption this year during the severe drought, despite pleas from the governor to conserve…

California board considers fines for water wasters

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Wasting water outdoors amid the state’s drought will cost Californians up to $500 a day for violations…

California drought leads to water theft

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One homeowner in Central Valley found his water tank drained by thieves. That tank holds 2,500 gallons of water…

California fish evacuated due to drought

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Rainbow trout and steelhead are being evacuated from two hatcheries amid concern California’s drought…

SFPUC plans mandatory water rationing

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SFPUC may impose mandatory water rationing for the first time in more than 20 years…

Alameda plans to raise water rate

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Alameda plans to raise water rate…

Drought covers 100% of CA for first time in 15 years

For the first time in 15 years… the entire state of California is in a drought….

Drought impact on summer food prices

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The effects of drought could hit the food markets in California soon. A Chinese farmer predicts that the wholesale prices for fresh produce…

Storm hits Bay Area

More rain is on its way to the Bay Area as early as Monday, and weather forecasters said to expect cold temperatures…

Young salmon trucked downstream due to drought

The severe drought in California is prompting state and federal wildlife officials to launch an unusual rescue operation involving …

Contra Costa asks users to cut water use by 15%

The Contra Costa Water District is asking its users to cut their water use by 15 percent in an effort to help weather the ongoing drought…

Drought tolerant plants reduce water usage up to 90%

Many cities have declared the mandatory water restrictions due to California drought. To have drought tolerant plants in your garden would help you reduce the water usage up to 90 percent…

Bay Area rainfall levels still dangerously low

Rainy season is quickly coming to a close and rainfall in the Bay Area has been far below normal for this time of year…

Drought conditions persist despite recent rain

Even with a few more days of scattered showers in the forecast this week, rain totals around the Bay Area are still well below normal…

NASA turns research to California drought

NASA scientists have begun deploying satellites and other advanced technology to help California…

Produce may cost more due to California drought

California farmers are facing a drought disaster and it could have a ripple effect nationwide…