Farmers bear the brunt as Calif. cuts 3,000 water rights
For the second year in the state's historic drought, California water regulators yesterday ordered farmers across the Central Valley to stop taking water from rivers and streams due to inadequate supplies.
Enviros say species at risk from new Sacramento River agreement
California's continuing drought is forcing a balancing act to mete out the limited supplies of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, the state's main water hub, with irrigators and endangered species competing for the precious resource.
Western farmers invest in search for new water technologies
A farmers group will invest as much as $3 million with a Silicon Valley venture capital firm to hunt for innovations that can help growers amid California's withering drought.