The Sierra Nevada is currently blanketed in fresh powder from recent storms. But the traditional way of measuring how much water is in all of that snow isn't vey accurate. That's a problem in California where every drop matters. Capital Public Radio's Ezra David Romero reports on an innovative new way to calculate the snowpack.
Scientists fro the first time have quantified how much groundwater was lost in California's Central Valley in the most recent drought. As Capital Public Radio's Amy Quinton reports, farmers pumped enough water out of the ground to fill Lake Mead.