Drought

Dangerously Low on Water, Cape Town Now Faces ‘Day Zero’

Dangerously Low on Water, Cape Town Now Faces ‘Day Zero’

By NORIMITSU ONISHI and SOMINI SENGUPTA JAN. 30, 2018   CAPE TOWN — It sounds like a Hollywood blockbuster. “Day Zero” is coming to...

Melting Ice Could Cause More California Droughts

Melting Ice Could Cause More California Droughts

Sea ice loss in the Arctic may trigger atmospheric effects that drive precipitation away from the state By Debra Kahn, ClimateWire on December 5,...

With Cal Am’s proposed desal project beset by obstacles, a new plan rises to the forefront.

With Cal Am’s proposed desal project beset by obstacles, a new plan rises to the forefront.

David Schmalz Dec 21, 2017   Residents of the Monterey Peninsula, rest assured: No matter what happens with California American Water’s...

Dry weather continues in California. Time to start worrying about another drought?

Dry weather continues in California. Time to start worrying about another drought?

  BY DALE KASLER AND RYAN SABALOW dkasler@sacbee.com DECEMBER 12, 2017 01:13 PM UPDATED DECEMBER 23, 2017 01:55 PM  ...

Opinion: Consider ratepayer as California WaterFix costs mount

Opinion: Consider ratepayer as California WaterFix costs mount

  By THE EDITORIAL BOARD | opinion@scng.com | PUBLISHED: November 3, 2017 at 7:00 pm | UPDATED: November 3, 2017 at 11:07 pm The drip-drip-drip of bad...

Is Donald Trump fighting the Delta tunnels? No. But he won’t pay for them, either

BY DALE KASLER dkasler@sacbee.com   Is the Trump administration opposed to the Delta tunnels, Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to remake...

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory – Turning ocean water into drinking water

Tiny carbon nanotubes could be the future of drinking water. Livermore researchers are finding ways to make it cheaper and...

Daily Mail: NASA says droughts are becoming more frequent and severe

Daily Mail: NASA says droughts are becoming more frequent and severe

Drought-stricken areas now take longer to bounce back to normal as extreme dry conditions become more common As global temperatures...

News Deeply: Why New Infrastructure Is a Smart Investment for the Colorado River

News Deeply: Why New Infrastructure Is a Smart Investment for the Colorado River

WRITTEN BY Ted Kowalski PUBLISHED ON  Jul. 21, 2017 Innovative projects are key to improving the resilience of water supplies in the basin’s...

Water Deeply: Climate Change Is Shrinking the Colorado River

Water Deeply: Climate Change Is Shrinking the Colorado River

WRITTEN BY Brad Udall, Jonathan Overpeck PUBLISHED ON  Jun. 22, 2017 Declines in Colorado River reservoirs can only partly be blamed by a lack...

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