CA drought

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Climate change will make California's drought-flood cycle more volatile, study finds

Published: 
Wed, 04/25/2018 - 4:17pm

The recent past offers a glimpse of California's future.

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Vote on Southern California's investment in delta tunnel project could be a nail-biter

Published: 
Tue, 04/10/2018 - 4:50pm

With the city of Los Angeles and Orange County on opposite sides, Southern California's role in financing a massive water delivery project is likely to hinge on a few smaller agencies.

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After years of California drought, playing in the snow is a delight

Published: 
Wed, 12/30/2015 (All day)

Savannah Mayorga, 5, was born in a dry year.

"We didn't know then how dry it was, that it was the beginning of the drought," said her father, Robert Mayorga.

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California's drought plus El Niño increase the threat of a muddy disaster

Published: 
Tue, 12/29/2015 (All day)

An intense October rainstorm that pounded the Grapevine's barren hillsides offered a sober preview of what El Niño might unleash in the rest of drought-stricken Southern California.

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State's biggest desal plant to open: What it means

Published: 
Wed, 12/16/2015 (All day)

Poseidon Water’s desalination plant in Carlsbad is poised to begin regular operations within days — decades after water officials first considered harvesting drinking water from the sea and 14 years after they formally took the first steps toward its construction.