Customers Protest Nearly 20 Percent EBMUD Rate HikeEast Bay Municipal Utility District directors voted 6-1 at a contentious three-hour meeting Tuesday to approve a water rate increase totaling nearly 20 percent for the next two years.
Report Shows Spike In Cancerous Compound Found In EBMUD Drinking WaterA new concern about drinking water in the East Bay Tuesday after a report finds a spike in a compound that could cause cancer.
With Drought Over, East Bay MUD Prepares To Raise RatesSome East Bay MUD customers are upset over the news that their water rates will likely be going up despite conservation efforts during the California drought.
Heavy Rains Taxing Bay Area Wastewater Treatment PlantsThe record-setting year of rain in the bay area is making for an equally extreme year for sanitary sewer overflows.
Water Main Break Closes Residential Street In OrindaA water main break in Orinda Monday morning has shut down a residential street, according to East Bay MUD officials.
New List Of East Bay MUD Water Wasters Includes Executives, UC ProfessorThe East Bay Municipal Utility District Thursday released another list of more than 700 customers who have been fined for wasting water.
DROUGHT: State Regulators Reveal Mandatory Water Cutbacks, Some Bay Area Cities Must Reduce Consumption By 36 PercentSan Francisco is designated for an 8% reduction, but Hillsborough, Discovery Bay, Atherton and Woodside must reduce their water consumption by 36 percent.
Cement Spill in Oakland Hills Creek Worse Than Previously ThoughtThe cleanup is progressing, but Thursday night workers discovered another section of the creek is also contaminated.
Burst 87-Inch Aqueduct Sends 500,000 Gallons Of Water Into Walnut Creek BackyardA leaking aqueduct made a mess of a Walnut Creek neighborhood this week.
East Bay MUD Customers Get 14% Fee Hike To Cover Drought CostsDespite the expected heavy rain from this week's upcoming storm, customers with the East Bay Municipal Utility District will see their water bills increase to cover costs for improving services associated to the state’s ongoing drought.
East Bay Wastewater Districts, Cities Agree To Pay $1.5 Million Fine & Keep Sewage Out Of SF BayThe East Bay Municipal Utility District, Stege Sanitary District and six cities have agreed to pay $1.5 million in fines to settle allegations they allowed raw or partially treated sewage to flow into the San Francisco Bay.
East Bay Water, Sewer Rates Headed HigherWater rates at the East Bay’s largest water district are on the increase beginning next month.