*Extended drought seen in southern Africa, floods in east. POTCHEFSTROOM, South Africa, Oct 2- Standing waist-deep in a hole, South African maize farmer Tom van Rooyen digs at the side with a small pickaxe. Poor rains are forecast for South Africa's maize belt because of the El Nino weather pattern, expected to bring more drought to already-parched southern regions...» Read More
The historic California drought explained, and how some scientists forecast a mega-drought in the coming decades.
Bottled water is coming under attack during the drought. Tim Brown, Nestle Waters North America CEO, discusses how much water is used to create beverage products, and how to save water in California.
Since the drought in California, many are getting angry with bottled water companies that get their H2O from public lands. CNBC's Jane Wells reports just how much water is known to go to bottled water.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports California bottled water has been targeted by protests in wake of the state's drought emergency.
*Japan, Australia forecasters announce arrival of El Nino. SINGAPORE, May 12- In 2009, the El Nino brought the worst drought in four decades to India. It razed wheat fields in Australia and damaged crops across Asia.
*Markets eyeing Japan, Australia forecast on Tuesday. SINGAPORE, May 12- In 2009, the El Nino brought the worst drought in four decades to India. It razed wheat fields in Australia and damaged crops across Asia.
David Duncan, Silver Oak Cellars CEO, shares perspective on the business of making wine, and how the drought in Napa Valley is impacting the business.
Cannon Michael, Bowles Farming Company president, discusses the impact California's drought has had on agriculture.
How California's drought is making the job of firefighters extra challenging, with Cal Fire Chief Thom Porter and CNBC's Brian Sullivan.
Amid a drought, CNBC's Jane Wells reports on "fore-ward" thinking to keep golf courses green in California.
Discussing the economic impact of California's drought, with Richard Howitt, University of California Davis, and J.R. Deshazo, UCLA Public Policy & Urban Planning professor.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports water is a problem in California 100 years in the making.
The landscaping business is booming in California during the drought, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan. Eva Koppel, owner of Garden of Eva, says her business is exploding.
As desalination talks heat up during California's drought, two pros debate whether the process is efficient. Robert Sulnick, OC Wise executive director, and Heather Cooley, Pacific Institute, debate.
California is running out of choices for water during its drought, and is working to finance a desalination plant, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. Water bills will go up about $6 per customer.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports on graywater as a way to help people reuse water in their home. The process costs about $2,500 for installation.
After years of drought, California is preparing for wildfire season, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan.
Vertical farming is traditionally done inside with artificial light, but one farm is taking the idea outside, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.
California is the nation's largest farm state, and the almond industry is making some people nuts for its huge water usage, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Ted Seghesio of Seghesio Family Vineyards, discusses the impact of the drought on wine production, and keeping the family business running successfully.