July 2014 News

California drought crisis reaches worst level as it spreads north (NBC News, July 31)

Photos: Homeowners fight drought restrictions with faux turf (The San Jose Mercury News, July 30)

Drought-shaming apps target California water wasters (NBC News, July 29)

Old Sacramento's Gold Rush Days canceled because of drought (The Los Angeles Times, July 28)

The most water-consuming states are the ones in drought (The Huffington Post, July 28)

Old Sacramento's Gold Rush Days canceled because of drought (Los Angeles Times, July 28)

Opinion: Water level is low; information level is too (Los Angeles Daily News, July 28)

The most water-consuming states are the ones in drought (The Huffington Post, July 24)

California water prices soar for farmers as drought grows (Bloomberg News, July 23)

Drought becomes top environmental priority for Californians (KQED, July 23)

Red Bluff, Corning agree to truck water to thirsty neighbor (Appeal Democrat, July 22)

Drought: 'Water cops' being hired by Bay Area agencies to root out water waste (The San Jose Mercury News, July 22)

California marks warmest winter and spring on record (Reuters, July 22)

Drought hinders state's emissions goals (SFGate, July 20)

Opinion: Water level is low; information level is too (Los Angeles Daily News, July 19)

Ag secretary Vilsack announces drought aid in Farmersville (The Fresno Bee, July 17)

Drought shaming: Californians snitch on neighbors who waste water (NBC News, July 18)

80% of California is now in extreme drought, new data show (The Los Angeles Times, July 17)

California drought doesn't end brown lawn warnings (The Associated Press, July 15)

California drought: New water restrictions carry penalty of up to $500 (The San Jose Mercury News, July 15)

California agriculture industry facing $2 billion in drought losses (The Los Angeles Times, UC Davis drought report, July 15)

Storms get headlines, but drought is a sneaky, devastating game-changer (National Geographic, July 15)

California water use rises amid severe drought (The Associated Press, July 14)

Drought creates headaches for California recreation (The Contra Costa Times, July 13)

California braces as drought sparks early fire season (The Fresno Bee, July 12)

California's drought triggers state park bathroom, shower closures (The Los Angeles Times, July 12)

Drought drawing bears near people at Lake Tahoe (The Associated Press, July 11)

California's severe drought means more business for grass-painting company (NBC Bay Area, July 11)

Water conservation in California can no longer be voluntary (The Los Angeles Times, editorial, July 10)

Report: Groundwater Management Plans Need Improvement (Capital Public Radio, July 10)

America’s largest reservoir drains to record low as western drought deepens (EcoWatch, July 10)

California drought: In-N-Out, Chipotle boosting prices due to rising food costs (The San Gabriel Valley Tribune, UC Davis economist Dan Sumner, July 7)

​No need to let your lawn die in the drought (KXTV, Ellen Zagory, director of public horticulture for the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden, July 7)

California drought: Water district sleuths help Bay Area residents cut waste (The San Jose Mercury News, July 7)

Hot, dry summer continues in California; severe fire season looms; El Niño update (California Weather Blog, July 6)

The Public Eye: As drought persists, frustration mounts over secrecy of California’s well drilling logs (The Sacramento Bee, featuring Graham Fogg, professor of hydrology at UC Davis, July 6)

Legislature struggles to revamp water-bond measure (The San Francisco Chronicle, July 3)

In dry California, water fetching record prices (Associated Press, featuring UC Davis professor Richard Howitt, July 2)

Drought Prompts Hearst Castle to Close Restrooms, Drain Pool  (KCET, July 2)

Mathematicians help California drought-weary berry growers address water issues (National Science Foundation, July 1)