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Stories related to: California drought

Mike Jenson / Merced Irrigation District

What Did California Learn From The Drought?

June 12, 2017 |

A report from the Public Policy Institute of California examines how the state and urban areas managed the drought, and what policies might work best going forward.

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Environment

As Rains Continue, State Extends Drought Regulations through Summer

February 9, 2017 |

Think the drought is over? State water regulators beg to differ. Wednesday they extended the current emergency rules for water conservation.

Joseph Hoyt / UC Santa Cruz

Environment

Drought Increases Severity Of West Nile Epidemics

February 7, 2017 |

A UC Santa Cruz study finds transmission of West Nile virus is higher in drought years.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

State Government

Should Gov. Brown Declare California's Drought Over?

February 3, 2017 |

A group of Republican state lawmakers are calling on Gov. Jerry Brown to formally declare an end to California’s drought – and the water conservation regulations that came with it.

U.S. Drought Monitor

California Groundwater Levels Remain Critically Low

January 26, 2017 |

Despite an abnormally wet rainy season for California, groundwater levels have not responded as expected.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Environment

Have The California Storms Ended The Drought?

January 12, 2017 |

Is it time to declare California out of the drought? Some water experts say yes. Sort of.

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