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  • California has about one year of water stored. Will you ration now?

    California has about one year of water stored. Will you ration now?
    Given the historic low temperatures and snowfalls that pummeled the eastern U.S. this winter, it might be easy to overlook how devastating California's winter was as well.
  • In drought-stricken Sao Paulo, some rely on mineral water deliveries

    In drought-stricken Sao Paulo, some rely on mineral water deliveries
    As Joao Paulo Bezerra pedals slowly up a slight incline between skyscrapers, he pauses briefly to greet a struggling colleague crossing his path. "Morning, buddy," says Bezerra, forcing his tricycle and its cargo of eight large plastic water jugs a...

    Most Central Valley farmers unlikely to get federal water, again

    Most Central Valley farmers unlikely to get federal water, again
    In another blow to California's parched heartland, federal officials said Friday that for the second year in a row most Central Valley farmers are unlikely to receive water from the region's major irrigation project this summer. The announcement,...

    What to do about frozen pipes

    What to do about frozen pipes
    If a pipe freezes, act quickly but carefully to thaw the pipe before it bursts. Using a blow dryer to heat a cold water pipe at the point of the freeze may melt a clog. Electric pipe wraps are an option. A space heater placed in front of an open vanity...

    Proposition 1, a water bond measure, passes

    Proposition 1, a water bond measure, passes
    Proposition 1 has passed, AP reports. It authorizes state officials to borrow $7.12 billion and repurpose $425 million in bonds approved earlier to pay for new water projects. The measure includes $2.7 billion for storage projects, such as dams; $800...