posted on July 24, 2014 at 1:51 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited drought-stricken homeowners on Friday in Central California, saying drought and climate change would require major investment to secure future water supplies.Vilsack also...
posted on July 18, 2014 at 7:12 PM
Locked in a drought of epic proportions, California cracks down on unauthorized use of water. A Midwestern photographer documents the critical contributions of women in agriculture. Market analysis with Sue Martin.
posted on July 18, 2014 at 6:17 PM
Responding to the worst drought in four decades in California, state leaders passed dramatic legislation this week aimed at conserving the remaining supply of water.
posted on July 18, 2014 at 11:36 AM
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Researchers say farmers in pockets of California hardest hit by the drought could begin to see wells run dry next year.
The Center for Watershed Sciences at the University of California, Davis, released the study Tuesday...
posted on July 11, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Add 2014 to the list of years with major flooding along the Mississippi River.
The July 4th holiday weekend was washed out along the Davenport, Iowa riverfront.
posted on July 11, 2014 at 2:39 PM
GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) -- Bo Cuketieh inadvertently let a fine mist from a leaky hose soak the front lawn of a Southern California home Wednesday before considering that such water waste could merit a $500 fine under unprecedented restrictions...
posted on July 3, 2014 at 4:46 PM
Mother Nature’s month of rain ended this week, but not before leaving her mark across the Upper Midwest.
posted on July 3, 2014 at 9:30 AM
(Associated Press) - Farmers, city managers and energy companies alike are hustling to find water amid the withering drought sweeping California. But hunting for water can be complicated when there is little for sale.
Those with water to...
posted on June 20, 2014 at 5:53 PM
Mother Nature took aim with both barrels this week, riddling several states with destructive weather.
posted on June 20, 2014 at 5:44 PM
The waving wheat is not as sweet this year in Oklahoma. Too little rain and late frigid temperatures stunted what the USDA says is likely the Sooner State’s smallest crop in more than 50 years.
posted on June 20, 2014 at 2:06 PM
The operation, will transport about 2 million fish, including 430,000 fingerling steelhead salmon, for release months ahead of schedule.
posted on June 13, 2014 at 1:48 PM
Some of the largest brewers in the U.S. are trying to reduce their water-to-beer ratio as drought and wildfire threaten the watersheds where they draw billions of gallons every year.
posted on May 16, 2014 at 11:06 AM
House and Senate negotiators on Thursday unveiled a compromise bill that authorizes billions of dollars for water projects over the next decade, from flood protections in California to deepening Georgia's rapidly growing Port of Savannah.
posted on May 9, 2014 at 11:57 AM
State water engineers say using pumps to reverse the flow of the aqueduct would be a first in a drought. It would also be a complex engineering challenge that could cost millions of dollars,
posted on May 2, 2014 at 5:58 PM
A series of lethal tornadoes swept across the southern plains this week, killing at least 35 people, leaving widespread damage and massive rainfall in its wake.