California drought

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Get ready to save water: Permanent California restrictions approved by Gov. Jerry Brown

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Fri, 06/01/2018 - 2:08pm

The drought may be over, but California residents should prepare themselves for new and more permanent restrictions on water use.

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Southern California's water year has been nearly bone dry so far, making some history

Published: 
Wed, 01/03/2018 (All day)

Southern California is seeing one of its driest starts to the water year in decades, the National Weather Service said Wednesday.

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Local San Francisco pitches plan for future of California rivers

Published: 
Mon, 03/20/2017 (All day)

For decades, San Francisco has been blissfully removed from California’s water wars.

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Congress sends major California water policy to President Obama, despite Sen. Barbara Boxer's objections

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Wed, 12/14/2016 (All day)

Over Sen. Barbara Boxer’s objections, the Senate voted 78 to 21 Friday evening to pass sweeping water infrastructure legislation that changes how much water is pumped from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to San Joaquin Valley farmers and Southern California.

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Nestlé Can Keep Piping Water Out of Drought-Stricken California Despite Permit Expiring in 1988

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Mon, 09/26/2016 (All day)

In a major setback for environmental groups, a federal judge in California has tossed out allegations that the U.S. Forest Service allowed Nestlé's bottled water operation to take water from the San Bernardino National Forest on a permit that expired back in 1988.