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Feds Say Delta Tunnels Won't Push Fish To Extinction

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.

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Elevated Fire Danger In California As Drought Persists

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.

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Environment

Water Supply A 'Concern' This Summer In California

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.

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Sacramento Water Agency Ends Mandatory Conservation

June 8, 2016 | Ed Joyce

Another Sacramento area water agency has moved to voluntary conservation after California ended mandatory restrictions.

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Environment

Water Supply Concerns As Drought Persists In Western U.S.

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.

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Long-Term Drought Persists In California

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.

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Environment

NOAA Says Watch For La Niña As El Niño Weakens

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.

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