According to new research, the state had a 1 percent chance getting enough rain in just two years to end its epic drought. The post California Overcame 1/100 Odds to Beat Its Epic Drought appeared first on WIRED.
Keeping California properly hydrated requires some of the most complicated plumbing in the world. The post Why Is Oroville a Big Deal? Look at All the Places That Need Its Water appeared first on WIRED.
More than a month of storms have pushed California's water infrastructure to its limits. And another series of storms is set to hit tomorrow. The post A Wet Winter Is Overwhelming California’s Ancient Infrastructure appeared first on WIRED.
This year was an eventful one for science—physics, climate science, public health threats, you name it. The post From Theranos to Space Waves, These Were the 9 Biggest Science Stories of 2016 appeared first on WIRED.
A new book by author John Fleck argues that the American west is starting to grow out of its water-warring past. The post Maybe California's Water Wars Aren't as Bad as You Think appeared first on WIRED.
Southern California's huge water agency hopes that buying four islands east of San Francisco will secure its future water resources. The post SoCal's Massive Water Agency Grabs Up Land on NorCal's Wettest River appeared first on WIRED.
Drought, sudden oak death, and bark beetle are turning the Golden State's forests into kindling. The post Even Indoor Kids Should Worry About California's 30 Million Dead Trees appeared first on WIRED.
The orange one believes he can fix California's tangled water crises by letting a "certain kind of three inch fish" go extinct. Nope. The post Oh Thank Goodness Donald Trump Knows How to Fix the Drought appeared first on WIRED.
Even if you can't define a drought, you should by now know exactly what one looks like: California. The post Thanks El Niño, But California’s Drought Is Probably Forever appeared first on WIRED.