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Sierra Nevada rose an inch due to water loss from California drought

Sierra Nevada rose an inch due to water loss from California drought

The period between late 2011 and 2014 was the driest in California history since record-keeping began. Nearly 102 million trees in total died due to the drought which lasted until late 2016 …

Human toll mounts in California’s rivers after boy drowns, man disappears and two bodies are found

Human toll mounts in California’s rivers after boy drowns, man disappears and two bodies are found

The human toll from California’s dangerous river conditions climbed again last weekend after authorities reported a boy drowned and another person missing and the bodies of two others pulled from swift, cold waters in the Sacramento and Central valleys. First responders and law enforcement agencies in the state’s low-lying communities have been sounding the alarm […]

California’s Primary Source Of Water Becoming Less Reliable

California’s Primary Source Of Water Becoming Less Reliable

California, long burdened by a severe drought, is coming off one if its wettest winters in almost 20 years — but that doesn’t mean its water woes will be left behind. The Sierra Nevada snowpack, which provides 60 percent of the state’s water, held an unusually immense amount of snow in January, according to data […]