No More Fines For East Bay Water Wasters As Drought EasesAn ordinance that imposes fines on suspected East Bay water wasters as a reaction to the state’s drought is being lifted, according to the East Bay Municipal Utility District.
Oakland Calling For Earth Day Cleanup VolunteersWorkers in Oakland recently pulled a mattress, a car bumper, and other trash out of one of the city’s creeks.
Lake Tahoe Brimming With Water For First Time In MonthsFor the first time in almost a year, Lake Tahoe is over its natural rim.
Despite Drought, Residents Told To Keep Lawns Green -- Or Face FinesResidents in an unincorporated, planned community in Contra Costa County are being told to forget statewide imposed drought restrictions and keep their lawns green, or face fines.
Weekend Showers Cheer Californians Across State But Do Little To Ease DroughtIn San Francisco, a downpour delayed the Giants-Dodgers game for 41 minutes.
La Niña Could Put California Back Into Dry Pattern As Soon As Late SpringEl Niño storms have helped to replenish California’s dwindling snowpack that suffered during an extended drought, but there are indications that the tap may be turned off soon with a La Niña weather pattern.
Once Dry Laguna Lake Filling Up Thanks To Central Coast Winter Storms Rainfall has almost refilled San Luis Obispo's Laguna Lake, which went dry last fall amid drought.
Smaller Water Bills Could Be Coming To East Bay Homeowners As Soon As MayWater officials in the Bay Area are hoping residents are still doing their part to conserve, despite recent rains, and if things keep going well there may be smaller bills as soon as May.
Beverly Hills Water Wasters Get The Message After City Sends Warning LettersA crackdown on excessive water use in Beverly Hills seems to have finally gotten the message across, even to the rich and famous.
California's Largest Reservoirs Still Well Below AverageCalifornia’s largest reservoirs act as a report card for water officials, and unfortunately the grades aren’t very high right now.
El Niño Coming Up Short As Drought-BusterEd Heinlein surveys the steep mountainside that has repeatedly unleashed tons of mud into the backyard of his Southern California home since a 2014 wildfire and still hopes the drought-stricken state gets more rain.
Reservoirs In Drought-Stricken California Dump Billions Of Gallons Of Water In Case Of StormsSome of drought-stricken California’s biggest reservoirs are regularly releasing billions of gallons of water – much of it going into San Francisco Bay – and keeping only 60 percent capacity under water rules from the 19th century, according to a report.