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Swimming Pool Permits Plunge In Bay Area Cities Amid Drought Crisis

Pools have been losing their appeal in parts of the Bay Area as the worst drought in decades continue to shape residents’ relationship with water.

09/23/2014

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San Francisco And East Bay Water Regulators Impose Mandatory Restrictions To Alleviate Drought

Water regulatory agencies in San Francisco and the East Bay have decided at their meetings to impose mandatory restrictions for water use.

08/12/2014

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EBMUD Repairs Seeping Richmond Main After Years Of Wasted Water

A water main in Richmond that has been leaking for years has been fixed and the East Bay Municipal Utility District — which had long denied the seep was from their pipes — finally owned up to the problem.

07/31/2014

The East Bay Municipal Utility District water treatment facility stands in Oakland, California. (Photo by Chip Chipman/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

East Bay Wastewater Districts, Cities Agree To Pay $1.5 Million Fine & Keep Sewage Out Of SF Bay

The 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.

07/29/2014

California Drought Dries Up Bay Area Reservoirs

California Asked To Cut Back Water Use, But East Bay MUD Claims To Be In Better Shape

Last week California mandated fines of up to $500 for water wasters prompting Bay Area water agencies to urge usage cutbacks of up to 20 percent. In the East Bay, one water agency says they’re in much better shape.

07/21/2014

Neighbors said the area near Bonita Avenue and Bayview Road in San Pablo has been the site of a water leak for more than two years. (CBS)

EBMUD, Richmond In Dispute Over Who Should Fix Endless Water Leak

While the Bay Area can’t afford to waste a single drop of water during this drought, a leak in the East Bay has been going on for years, and no one can decide whose job it is to fix it.

07/10/2014

Neighbors said the area near Bonita Avenue and Bayview Road in San Pablo has been the site of a water leak for more than two years. (CBS)

San Pablo Neighborhood Says Water Leak Yet To Be Fixed After 2 Years, Millions Of Gallons

Residents of a San Pablo neighborhood said they have complained to water officials repeatedly about a water leak for more than two years, but it has remained unfixed.

07/07/2014

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East Bay Water, Sewer Rates Headed Higher

Water rates at the East Bay’s largest water district are on the increase beginning next month.

06/11/2014

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East Bay Water District Taps Emergency Pipe, Filling San Pablo, Upper San Leandro Reservoirs With Sacramento River Water

The 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.

04/30/2014

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EBMUD To Ask Customers To Cut Back Usage While Buying Water To Fill Reservoirs

The East Bay Municipal Utility District’s board of directors voted Tuesday to ask their customers to continue voluntarily cutting their water use by 10 percent because the dry winter has reduced the amount of water in the agency’s reservoirs.

04/22/2014

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