Special Coverage: Drought
State’s new groundwater regulations will impact farmers, ranchers
The new law is meant to preserve California’s groundwater tables, and was inspired by the state’s historic drought.
City begins cracking down on water use
If it’s daylight hours, it’s time to turn off the sprinklers, according to a new citywide restriction aimed at conserving water.
Drought sends hay prices soaring
In the past 10 years, Tracy Underwood has seen the price of hay more than double, from about $9 a bale to upwards of $20.
Lawn watering disputed
Two Birnam Court Wood residents’ attempt to comply with state guidelines for water conservation during California’s plaguing drought raised the ire of their homeowners association.