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.
East Bay MUD Reservoirs Full After Winter StormsEast Bay Municipal Utility District reservoirs are full after heavy rains this winter, one of the wettest in years.
Utility Workers Restore Service In Oakland After Friday Water Main BreakA water main break that buckled part of a street in Oakland underscores the problem EBMUD has with an aging infrastructure.
Contractor Hits, Breaks 6-Inch Water Main In AlamedaA contractor struck and broke a 6-inch water main Friday night in Alameda sending a geyser of water into the air.
Water Main Break Causes Havoc In Oakland NeighborhoodCrews are working Friday morning to repair a major water main break in Oakland's Dimond neighborhood that has closed a freeway on-ramp and street and created a huge sinkhole, according to an East Bay MUD.
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.
Moraga Families Evacuate From Landslide, Neighbors Criticize EBMUD ResponseResidents of a Moraga neighborhood evacuated over the weekend after a landslide emerged. People who live in the area said East Bay MUD, which owns the land where the soil is sliding, isn’t helping much.
Posey Says He's Committed To Saving Water At His East Bay HomeBuster Posey would like to clear up one thing about his property landing on a list of excessive water users in the drought-ravaged Bay Area: The San Francisco Giants catcher insists he worked with landscapers to take appropriate measures to save water before he and his wife moved into their suburban home in 2013.
Sliding Hillsides Caused By Leaking Water PipesEven though it's been a dry day in the Oakland Hills, water continues to seep out of a hillside with homes on it, causing a landslide.
EBMUD List Of Water Wasters Shows Some Customers Wrongly PortrayedA list of East Bay water customers showing excessive water use - used by the water district to call attention to those who surpass usage limits - shows inaccurate figures for some customers, according to a published report.