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Leftover snow has been proposed as one way to help California citizens weather the drought. Photo: Washington State Department of Transportation via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/bH2KP6

Drought Inspires Creative Suggestions To Address Water Shortage

With the drought threatening every aspect of Californians’ lives — including how long they stay in the shower and what food they eat — a raft of creative ideas has been floated.

May 18, 2015

California Gov. Brown Orders Cities To Cut Water Use By 25 Percent Due To Long Drought

The directive comes as one of the most severe modern droughts drags into a fourth year.

April 2, 2015

Vegas’ Water Drying Up

By John M. Glionna, Los Angeles Times LAS VEGAS — Deep beneath Lake Mead, a 23-foot-tall tunnel-boring machine grinds through stubborn bedrock in a billion-dollar effort to make sure water continues flowing to this thirsty resort city. For six years, the Southern Nevada Water Authority has been building an intake straw below the reservoir’s two existing […]

April 22, 2014