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June 26, 2017 | Amy Quinton
Two federal wildlife agencies gave a green light to Governor Jerry Brown’s plan to re-engineer California’s water delivery system.
July 1, 2016 | Ed Joyce
Forecasters say the threat of wildfires will remain high in Southern California and the Southwest in July and August because of persistent drought and because summer rains may not be as consistent as usual.
June 30, 2016 | Ed Joyce
The drought in California, in its fifth consecutive year, has created conditions ripe for wildfires. The National Interagency Fire Center predicts "above normal" fire potential through September for portions of California, Nevada and Idaho.
June 23, 2016 | Ed Joyce
Not much change is expected in drought conditions in California during the summer "dry season" but wildfire danger is increasing, with 66 million dead trees in the Sierra Nevada adding potential fuel.
June 16, 2016 | Ed Joyce
A lack of rain in May and June has wiped out that "drought-free" area of northwestern California and water supply could become a 'concern' later this summer.
June 8, 2016 | Ed Joyce
Another Sacramento area water agency has moved to voluntary conservation after California ended mandatory restrictions.
May 26, 2016 | Ed Joyce
There was "minor improvement" in California drought conditions over the past week. But as long-term drought persists throughout the west, and storage levels drop, water supply is a worry.
May 5, 2016 | Ed Joyce
Some minor improvement in California drought conditions last week, but long-term drought remains entrenched as the summer dry season is slightly more than a month away.
April 14, 2016 | Ed Joyce
In the midst of a major El Niño, federal meteorologists say its flip side, La Niña, is around the corner. And that could mean more dry times in California.