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Reservoirs are getting a big boost from 'Miracle March' — but the drought isn't over yet

Published: 
Thu, 03/24/2016 (All day)
Category: 
Water

So much rain has fallen in Northern California recently that federal officials have done what would have been unthinkable a year ago. They opened the spill gates at Folsom Lake and let precious water tumble into the American River as a precaution against — of all things — flooding.

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To save water, an underground movement to bank El Niño's rainfall

Published: 
Tue, 11/10/2015 (All day)

Gary Serrato watched as a tractor worked its way across a field of dried-up weeds, slicing the sandy dirt into orderly furrows.