Bay Area water agencies are getting tough on water-wasters. The Dublin-San Ramon Services District is slapping big fines on repeat offenders.
Santa Cruz residents have already racked up more than $500,000 in fines for excessive water use.
Officials say a broken water pipe flooded parts of the UCLA campus has been shut off after releasing millions of gallons of water.
Sacramento officials are canceling the city’s annual Gold Rush Days festivities in Old Sacramento because of the ongoing drought.
Vandals cranked open a main water valve and knocked over sprinkler heads on the baseball field at the College of Alameda sometime over the weekend, resulting in about 100,000 gallons of water wasted.
The impact of California’s drought is readily apparent in Bay Area creeks, and the picture isn’t very pretty for the wildlife depending on them.
Two million customers from San Francisco’s Water Department are getting a collective pat on the back for reducing water consumption by at least 10 percent this summer.
Beverage Companies Using Bay Area Tap Water, While Residential Customers Face Mandatory Restrictions
Despite California’s ongoing drought, municipal water is being bottled—and in some case shipped out of state—for profit.
Lake Tahoe’s water level stood at 6,224 feet above sea level as of Tuesday, just above its natural rim of 6,223 feet.
Brown is the new green. At least, it is when it comes to lawns in Alameda. Water officials hope it’s a new trend that will catch on all over California.