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A major battle is brewing in drought-stricken California, after nearly 70 percent of those ordered to curtail usage have not complied, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Former Iowa Gov. and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, (D), discusses efforts to preserve water resources in California.
The EPA is releasing information on the impact of fracking on ground water, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Lake Tahoe is full of water, but officials say it won't last because of the drought; and insight to water distribution costs, with CNBC's Jane Wells.
Despite extreme drought conditions causing restrictions in California, water itself isn't so expensive in the Golden State.
Contrary to expectations, California's water bills haven't gone up as the drought continues. Here's why.
Desalination is an expensive option compared to other methods of providing water, but many American habits take more energy than we realize.
Despite strict water restrictions, California's water parks are still wet, fairways are still green and showering at hotels is still possible.
"California has a lot of growing up to do on how to use water well," says a Napa wine grape grower who uses recycled wastewater to irrigate his vines.
CNBC consumer reporter Kelli Grant offers tips on how to stop wasting water and cut down your water bill.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on developments in residential water recycling.
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.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports California bottled water has been targeted by protests in wake of the state's drought emergency.
California is adopting new drought-fighting rules, but many people in the state don't seem interested in cutting back on water use.
Mark South, Beneficiary Communications Delegate at British Red Cross, says access to rural areas of Nepal remain difficult following a serious earthquake over the weekend.
Challenges have bedeviled some of California water conservation efforts, and experts expect uneven levels of compliance and success.
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.