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A sprinkler waters a lawn in the Bay Area. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

East Bay Water District Officials Recommend Voluntary Conservation, Despite Drought

Officials with the East Bay Municipal Utility District have recommended to continue asking residents to reduce their water use by 10 percent, without mandatory water rationing.

04/21/2014

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EBMUD Proposes Raising Water Rates For Customers

East Bay Municipal Utility District General Manager Alexander Coate Tuesday proposed a 19 percent water rate increase for customers over the next two years to pay for infrastructure and maintenance work.

05/14/2013

Graffiti appears on an Oakland Police radio transmission tower. (CBS)

Oakland Police Radio Towers Lacking Security, Controls

Oakland’s problem-plagued public safety radio system has another potential flaw that could put police and citizens at even more risk.

08/28/2012

Pardee Reservoir

East Bay Water Plan To Enlarge Reservoir Derailed By Environmental Lawsuit

East Bay water officials are reversing course on certain aspects of a 30-year long range plan, deciding not to enlarge a key reservoir in the Sierra foothills in the face of a lawsuit by environmental groups.

12/06/2011

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Bay Point Residents Outraged Over High Water Rates

Water is one of the very few things you can’t live without. But what if your neighbors were paying about half what you pay?

11/04/2011

Lafayette water main break

Lafayette Water Main Breaks Affects Homes, Businesses

Water service was restored to customers in Lafayette Thursday morning after a water main broke Wednesday night, East Bay Municipal Utility District spokesman Charles Hardy said.

CBS San Francisco–07/07/2011

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Water Customers In East Bay Will Pay More

More than one million water customers in the East Bay are going to see their water rates increase by six percent this year and next after East Bay Municipal Utility District board members voted for the hikes Tuesday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/14/2011

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Truck Smashed Into Danville Costco, ATM Stolen

Thieves reportedly used a stolen utility truck to smash through a door to a Costco store in Danville early Sunday morning and then dislodge an ATM inside.

CBS San Francisco–05/09/2011

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East Bay Customers Could Face Water Rate Hike

Leaders of the East Bay Municipal Utility District are considering a plan to raise water rates over the next two years.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/19/2011

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East Bay Water Customers To Be Protected From Droughts

Customers in the East Bay could be spared from a drought or other emergencies thanks to an intertie project between two agencies.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/28/2011