California officials said the state’s deepening drought means they won’t be able to deliver any of the water sought by contractors that supply two-thirds of the population and a million acres of farmland.
Officials in drought-stricken California said that for the first time in state history, they won’t be able to provide any water to contractors that supply two-thirds of the population and a million acres of farmland.
San Francisco officials said they increased transfers from the city’s main source of drinking water in Yosemite National Park to other reservoirs as a fast- moving forest fire showered the lake with ash.
Calgon Carbon Corp., a water purification and ultraviolet technology solutions provider for municipalities, was awarded a UV disinfection systems contract by the Los Angeles water and power department.
A wildfire in Northern California has spread to the fringes of Yosemite National Park and prompted Governor Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency for the San Francisco area because of the potential effect on its utilities.