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.
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.
Giants' Posey, Motley Crue Singer On Latest EBMUD Water-Waster ListSan Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey, an exercise industry leader and a heavy metal singer are part of a who's who of water wasters identified Thursday by the East Bay Municipal Utility District.
EBMUD Works To Restore Service After 66-Year-Old Water Main Breaks In LafayetteEBMUD crews worked to dig up a 15-foot segment of a 66-year-old cast iron pipe in Lafayette after it ruptured Friday afternoon, leaving dozens of customers without water.
Broken Water Main In Lafayette Floods Residential StreetsThirty-five homes in Lafayette were left without water after a 16-inch water main broke Friday afternoon.
Latest List Of East Bay's Biggest Water Wasters Released By EBMUDThe East Bay Municipal Utility District released a set of names Thursday of excessive water users in the utility district’s service area.
Homeowner Says Leaky Pipe Landed Him On East Bay MUD Water Waster ListA homeowner who landed near the top of the East Bay Municipal Utility District’s water waster list said a leaky pipe was to blame. He also questions the water district's shame campaign.
EBMUD Identifies 1,100 East Bay Households Fined For Using More Than 1,000 Gallons Per DayEast Bay Municipal Utility District officials fielded questions Friday about the district's revelation of a list of 1,108 households that have been penalized for using more than 1,000 gallons of water per day.