The state’s Department of Water Resources conducted a manual snow survey at Phillips Station in the Sierra Nevada on Wednesday and results indicate that snowpack …
The latest survey of the Sierra Nevada snowpack Tuesday found what a state water official called “practically a California water supply dream” with twice as …
A survey of the Sierra snowpack Thursday shows it is only at 67 percent of average.
Repairs on the Moccasin Dam and Reservoir in Tuolumne County, operated by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, have begun five months after heavy rains caused severe damage.
The badly damaged main concrete spillway at Oroville Dam was pounded by massive volumes of stormwater this month, but its failures occurred well short of its designed maximum flow.
Engineers have known for decades that if water ever spilled onto Lake Oroville’s unpaved auxiliary spillway, it would cause serious erosion.
Officials warn that drought, wildfire scars and winter weather conditions have combined to increase the potential risks of flash flooding and mudslides.
Construction on a $30 million emergency barrier to prevent salt water from entering drinking water supplies began this week.
Second Harvest Food Bank is concerned that another drought year for California could reduce its supply of surplus food.