California Drought

Researchers Just Found A Giant Cache Of Water Underneath California

Researchers Just Found A Giant Cache Of Water Underneath California

Last year, researchers estimated that California had lost 238 trillion litres of water over the course of 18 months of drought. Now, a huge reservoir of underground water — three times bigger than engineers thought — has been found under California. But it still won’t solve the state’s drought troubles.

California’s Drought Is So Bad, Its Mountains Rose Half An Inch

California’s Drought Is So Bad, Its Mountains Rose Half An Inch

Water is heavy — ask anyone who screwed up the Ice Bucket Challenge. And California and the rest of the West Coast have precious little of it. The water is so depleted, it’s not weighing down the earth’s surface — and geologists have measured a rise of up to 15…