Water temperatures hit record, signaling powerful El Niño
LA JOLLA, Calif. -- Temperatures in the tropical Pacific Ocean set a record this week, indicating this year's El Niño is on track to bring powerful storms to parched California this winter, scientists said here yesterday.
Report urges allocation reforms to boost drought resiliency
Leading California academics and law professors yesterday proposed a trio of policy changes that they said would help fix the water allocation regime and make the state more resilient to drought and climate change.
Gov. Brown orders action to collect El Niño stormwater
California officials must work with local agencies to expedite temporary projects to capture water this winter if El Niño storms bring heavy rains, Gov. Jerry Brown (D) said Friday in an executive order.