Droughts could kill many of the world's trees
December 17, 2015, 10:39 a.m. by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Plants suck up moisture through their roots and less moisture could cause a 'hydraulic failure.'
Haunting ancient church rises from drought-stricken reservoir in Mexico
October 19, 2015, 3:44 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
450-year-old Temple of Santiago in Mexico normally rests under 100 feet of water.
The swanky sty of California's top water hog is in Bel Air
October 5, 2015, 5:34 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Bel Air: Champagne wishes and $90,000 water bill dreams.
Beer maker donates big bucks to water-saving toilet brick startup
August 20, 2015, 11:11 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Shock Top saves cheeky/ingenious conservation startup Drop-A-Brick from sinking.
Obstinate attitudes prevail in California's most water-guzzling ZIP codes
June 16, 2015, 1:40 p.m. by Matt Hickman
In exclusive and exceptionally irrigated Rancho Santa Fe, residents now face water rationing (and they don't like it.)
Should Californians tear up their lawns and replace them with swimming pools?
June 3, 2015, 9:30 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Yes, says a new campaign that champions backyard pools as a drought-friendlier landscaping alternative.
The shame game: Celebrities under fire for lush green lawns
May 21, 2015, 5:15 p.m. by Matt Hickman
As California's water crisis continues, drought shaming goes from tattling on neighbors to calling out celebrities.
What's the best way to trim California's water use?
April 13, 2015, 5:25 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
Not washing your sidewalk or getting a fresh towel in your hotel is not going to move the needle — but reconsidering what you eat will.
California obliterates record for lowest snowpack ever
April 2, 2015, 9:46 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The lack of snow has only worsened California's drought conditions and has resulted in the governor implementing the first-ever statewide mandatory water restrictions.
Global warming brought on California's severe drought
March 3, 2015, 2:49 p.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Warm years are more common now and sparking more droughts, with six drought years in the past 20 years, compared to 14 drought years in the previous 98 years.