California and the U.S.

The latest news and analysis covering water issues in Caliornia and the rest of the United States.

The $2.4 Billion Plan to Water California

Scott Slater has a plan. It is not a popular plan, but he wants to pump 814 billion gallons of water from under the Mojave Desert to Los Angeles and other drought-stricken communities in southern California, and make more than $2 billion doing so.   “Yes, it’s quite a lot of money,” Slater, the 57-year-old […]

Storm Drops Another Foot Of Snow Around Tahoe; Many Crashes

The latest storm to hit the Sierra Nevada region dropped a foot of snow on ski resorts around Lake Tahoe on Wednesday, with a couple of inches in the valleys and freezing fog that caused dozens of crashes on slippery roads from Reno to Fallon about 60 miles east.   The only potentially serious injury […]