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CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the growing feud between farmers and families over the state's dwindling water supply as restrictions slash residential and business usage by 25 percent.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports California Governor Jerry Brown has ordered to cut water consumption by 25 percent, but it will be up to local water agencies to figure out how to make that happen.
Faced with California’s worsening drought and shrinking local water supplies, Santa Barbara is looking to the sea for salvation.
Santa Barbara Water Resources Manager Joshua Haggmark talks about why the city wants to tap the Pacific for drinking water.
A tipping point may be coming. A crowded marketplace was already pressuring winemakers to cut prices. Now, the drought is pushing up costs.
Governor Jerry Brown issued an executive order slashing water use by 25 percent to deal with a drought that just won't quit. NBC News reports.
CNBC's Sue Herera reports on the 25 percent water reduction order for water usage made by Gov. Jerry Brown in California.
In drought-stricken California, farmers make more selling water than rice. NBC News reports.
Soren Aandahl, director of Research at Glaucus Research Group, attributes the firm's "strong sell" rating to Ozner Water's "convoluted corporate history and financial metrics."
A rebate for property owners to switch lawns in drought-ridden California is gaining traction. But it's a mixed bag for landscapers.
Susan Story, American Water Works CEO, provides insight to a miss on quarterly revenues, and what the outcome of the midterm elections means for the water community.
Businesses say their growth plans could be seriously threatened by a lack of water availability. And the the threat could become real within a year.
A bond measure to fund water projects in California easily passed Tuesday. But what might not be so easy is getting relief from the state's drought.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports who the water cops are in California amid the terrible drought, and what the violations are.
A look at the most unlikely industry being affected by a drought, with CNBC's Jane Wells.
Actor Matt Damon, and Gary White, Water.org co-founder, discuss corporate partners helping provide people with loans to pay for clean water solutions.
Gary White, Water.org co-founder, discusses the global effort to provide safe water internationally and offer micro loans for poor people to buy toilets.
Jay Gould, American Standard Brands CEO, discusses his company pledge to provide safe sanitation to help improve the quality of life around the world.
California has finally adapted new regulations when it comes to groundwater usage. But some experts say they will have no effect on the drought.
A tongue-in-cheek effort to replace the bear on California's state flag with a camel is really meant to show just how serious the drought has become.