Drought-stricken California is set to get some relief from an approaching storm that forecasters say will be unusually strong for this time of year for parts of the state.
California is in the middle of one of its most historic droughts. And with mandatory water reductions in place -- it's nearly impossible to water a lawn. So, one Sacramento man has come up with a way to make California lawns green, even in the midst of a devastating drought.
Kern County supervisors are encouraging the use of so-called "greywater" from places like a home's washing machine, tub, sink or shower drains.
A new Crystal Geyser Water Co. plant opening at the foot of Mount Shasta is adding to criticism of companies that are bottling water in California's drought.
There won't be any new regulations for homeowners, besides the ones that are already in place in the drought ordinance set by the city, which includes the three-day-a-week watering system: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays for even-numbered houses; Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays for odd-numbered houses.
In Garden Grove and other communities across the state, residents can expect to see their gardens shrivel and lawns go brown this summer as mandatory water-conservation rules take effect amid California's punishing four-year drought.
Gov. Jerry Brown is taking a blunt approach with critics of his $15 million plan to build twin tunnels to send water around the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
The State Water Resources Control Board approved rules Tuesday that force cities to limit watering on public property, encourage homeowners to let their lawns die and impose mandatory water-savings targets for the hundreds of local agencies and cities that supply water to California customers.
California’s emergency drought regulations currently do not ban the filling of private or public swimming pools.
The developer and water provider say the plan will save precious drinking water, and use lower-quality sources for irrigating the lawns. Thousands of homes are eventually planned at Seventh Standard Road and Calloway.
Kern County residents who have a dry water well could get help under an agreement signed Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors.
State water regulators say Californians conserved little water in March and local officials were not aggressive in cracking down on waste.
For a second consecutive week, thousands of California farms have been ordered to stop pumping river water to irrigate their crops as the state grapples with its fourth year of drought, officials said Friday.
The North of the River Recreation and Park District will operate its spray parks this summer.
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has been on an aggressive water conservation program since 2010.