A top federal water administrator said Friday that several myths stand in the way of broad agreements needed to deal with increasing demand for water in the drought-stricken and over-allocated Colorado River basin.
While multiyear droughts aren't easy on ranchers and growers, some have significantly more challenges than others.
New emergency regulations are taking effect this week limiting outdoor water use in urban areas across the state, but nothing will actually change legally in the city of San Diego.
San Diego County residents could be looking at local mandatory water restrictions if recommendations from the San Diego County Water Authority's staff are adopted at the agency's board meeting next week.
A dedication ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday at the San Vicente Dam, where from 2009 to late 2012 work was carried out to raise it by 117 feet.
The public affairs firm Katz & Associates has announced that company founder and CEO Sara Katz has delegated her day-to-day management duties to a new president, Lewis Michaelson.
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Amid a third year of drought, state lawmakers began pushing legislation Wednesday that would begin to regulate groundwater for the first time in California history.
Poseidon Water, which is developing in Carlsbad what will be the largest seawater desalination plant in the Western Hemisphere, is contracted to have the plant running by late November 2015.
The Otay Water District is in the process of getting final permitting and an environmental impact review approved to construct a new pipeline system to receive water from a future desalination plant in Mexico.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia praised Idaho's completion of a nearly 30-year process negotiating water rights as a successful exercise in state rights and local control.