| Jan 31, 2014
| 9:24 PM
Officials Friday said that for the first time ever, the State Water Project that helps supply a majority of Californians may be unable to make any deliveries except to maintain public health and safety.
The prospect of no deliveries from one of the...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown recently declared a drought state of emergency. His proclamation gives state water officials more flexibility to manage the supply throughout California under drought conditions.
This announcement should not come as a surprise to...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:34 PM
The completion of what will become Glendale Community College’s largest building may be pushed back after crews discovered groundwater while working on the site, delaying construction by more than a month at least, officials said.
In October, crews...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:15 AM
The changing climate is expected to make Connecticut a different place with more extreme weather, hotter summers and more precipitation, disrupting the natural world around us and testing our ability to respond and adapt.
Some changes will be volatile...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:21 PM
The East Rutherford Seahawks?
It's got a weird ring to it, but there's a chance that Mother Nature will give the Seahawks a slight home-field kicking advantage in the Super Bowl on Feb. 2 at MetLife Stadium.
The cities of East Rutherford, N.J., and...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 8:29 AM
It's a mystery that goes back at least to the mid-1980s, when a Sunset Beach diver named Greg Lacey first discovered what he called treasure tides.
As the Los Angeles Times described in 1986, Lacey had been discovering lots of loot in the predawn surf,...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 11:14 PM
Water samples collected at Colorado sites where hydraulic fracturing was used to extract natural gas show the presence of chemicals that have been linked to infertility, birth defects and cancer, scientists reported Monday.
The study, published in the...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:46 PM
Lake Zurich officials learned recently that it could cost close to $43 million to bring Lake Michigan water to the town.
But even if officials choose to stay with the current groundwater system, village data shows the town still would have to spend...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 5:42 PM
SACRAMENTO — Maybe I've watched the movie "Chinatown" too many times, but a major justification for digging Gov. Jerry Brown's massive water tunnels just seems suspicious.
Brown's not creating a drought by dumping water in the ocean and...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Last week, Tiffany Kelly reported on community concerns about a proposed five-year-long project to remove debris and mud above Devil’s Gate Dam.
Kelly reported that neighbors have said that the project “could be environmentally destructive...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 7:08 PM
BRIDGEWATER, Va. — The headwaters of the Potomac River rise amid the hills and hollows of George Washington National Forest in Virginia. Small creeks dart past oak, white pine and hickory, become streams that nourish farmland and towns, and create a...