California’s Record Drought: Bring on the Mandatory Cutbacks

To The Field and Back has been documenting California’s drought for some time now. We’ve talked about falling aquifer levels and also the complete lack of winter snow and its effects on water users for the rest of the year. On March 5, California made it official for the first time in its history: every […]

A State on the Brink: California’s Lost Winter

California State officials are looking at serious water restrictions this spring and summer as the winter snowpack feel far below expectations. What’s next for an already-dry West? In December, a large storm ravaged the California coast, created power outages to thousands and caused millions of dollars in damage. You’d think that would be bad news, […]