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4 hrs ago | Switched
The sprinklers outside the California's state Capitol are off and the lawn is withering, the lemon- and cucumber-infused "water stations" at the state pension building are gone, and prison inmates are taking shorter showers while campers at some popular parks can't take them at all.
4 hrs ago | 590ktie.com
Six months after Gov. Jerry Brown called on Californians to cut water use by 20 percent, only a few state agencies know whether their efforts to conserve water have been effective.
7 hrs ago | Deseret News
A new study gives a greater understanding of how the persistent drought in the Colorado River Basin is sapping groundwater supplies.
Peter Yolles, the founder and CEO of WaterSmart Software, speaks Tuesday afternoon, July 22, 2014, at the company's headquarters in San Francisco, Calif.
At least one gym in California is trying to conserve water during what is called the state's worst drought in nearly four decades using a technology appropriate for its Silicon Valley setting.
Fifty-four percent of people who responded to the poll said the drought has them on edge, the San Francisco Chronicle reported .
The price it paid for brisket jumped a net 54 percent in just six months. It had cut its staff from 13 to seven.
Stocks are ending the week on a sour note, putting the S&P 500 in reverse on the road to 2,000.
Overall U.S. food inflation will remain near the historic norm in 2014, even as prices for meat and seafood are pushed higher by disease and widespread drought, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Friday.
California's crippling drought has forced many residents to cut back on water-wasting activities, but one company is making the best of a bad situation by helping them keep their lawns looking good by painting them green! Green Canary and other companies in California are painting dead and dormant brown lawns to create the illusion of a lush, ... (more)
Underground stores of water in the southwestern United States have receded dramatically amid ongoing drought that has parched states from Oklahoma to the Pacific Coast and is costing California billions in lost crops and jobs, a new study shows.
Sara Borok of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife said a survey of the Salmon River on Wednesday found 55 dead adult salmon and more dead juveniles than would be expected this time of year.
Researchers from NASA and the University of California, Irvine say their study is the first to quantify how much groundwater people in the West are using during the region's current drought.
While bone-dry Californians are resorting to spray-painting their parched lawns green, one yard in Alabama had too much water, resulting in an odd "sod-surfing" video.
Related to this, 76% support the state's cap and trade program, related to carbon emissions.
The drought that has the entire country in its grip is affecting more than the color of people's lawns.
Nevada Department of Wildlife biologists have handled 15 bears since July 1 in what they expect to be busy bear season because the drought has them searching for food and water.
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 09:11 am
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