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Droughts and Heat Waves

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  • Die-off of millions of California trees concentrated in Sierra Nevada

    Die-off of millions of California trees concentrated in Sierra Nevada
    Most of the millions of trees dying in California forests because of the state's continuing drought are in the southern Sierra Nevada mountains, scientists say.
  • California regulators approve unprecedented water cutbacks

    California water regulators adopted sweeping, unprecedented restrictions on how people, governments and businesses can use water amid the state's ongoing drought, hoping to push reluctant residents to deeper conservation. The State Water Resources...

    California tourism surges, but strength of U.S. dollar threatens growth

    California tourism surges, but strength of U.S. dollar threatens growth
    Travel to California surged in 2014, toppling records across the state. But the increasing strength of the U.S. dollar is stoking concern that tourism growth might slow. California hosted a record 251 million visitors last year, up 3% from the...

    Central Valley's growing concern: Crops raised with oil field water

     Central Valley's growing concern: Crops raised with oil field water
    Here in California's thirsty farm belt, where pumpjacks nod amid neat rows of crops, it's a proposition that seems to make sense: using treated oil field wastewater to irrigate crops. Oil giant Chevron recycles 21 million gallons of that water each...

    Do-it-yourself drought busting

    To the editor: Conspicuously missing from the analysis and advice provided by 10 water experts was a suggestion that all residents and businesses in California can together capture millions of gallons of what little rain falls by setting up collection...