State has allocated 5 times its available water -- study
California has handed out far more water rights than it has surface water, vastly complicating efforts to manage the drought, according to a study released today by University of California scientists.
Los Angeles ramps up water-use enforcement
Amid a historic drought in California, a new team will monitor water use and issue fines in Los Angeles, the city's water agency said yesterday.
Droughts in Southeast raise stakes for power plants grappling with water management
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- The four large smokestacks at Georgia Power's Plant Bowen tower over the smaller tents, sheds and buildings that make up what essentially is a living laboratory for water management and treatment at power plants. This is the Water Research Center. The idea -- and some of the startup money -- came from Georgia Power, but what develops from the research could transform the utility industry nationwide as it faces water and wastewater regulations and stricter conservation measures.