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.
East Bay Water District Taps Emergency Pipe, Filling San Pablo, Upper San Leandro Reservoirs With Sacramento River WaterThe mighty Mokelumne River is not so mighty after three years of the worst drought in California history, so for the first time ever, the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) serving Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond, and Walnut Creek among other cities, will tap its emergency pipeline from the Sacramento River to maintain levels in reservoirs as the summer approaches.
East Bay Water District Officials Recommend Voluntary Conservation, Despite DroughtOfficials 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.
EBMUD Proposes Raising Water Rates For CustomersEast 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.