Californians saved less water in June than they have in previous years. It's the first month under new rules giving suppliers more autonomy to set their own conservation standards. From CPRN, Amy Quinton Reports.
A new UCLA study shows that it will likely take until 2019 before California's Sierra Nevada snowpack recovers from the drought. As Capital Public Radio's Amy Quinton reports, researchers say climate change makes it more likely that drought recoveries in the state will take several years.
The "dry season" in the Western U.S. is not expected to bring any major changes to the level of drought, but four consecutive years of drought has increased wildfire concerns in California. Capital Public Radio's Ed Joyce reports.
A new study finds California's farm-heavy Central Valley has three times more water beneath it than previously estimated. As Capital Public Radio's Amy Quinton reports, researchers say that doesn't mean accessing the groundwater will be cheap or easy.