Crews Repair Broken Sewer Line And Water Main In OaklandEast Bay Municipal Utility District crews repaired a ruptured sewer line in Oakland Friday morning.
Oakland Water Main Bursts Near Piedmont Where Quake Struck On MondayOakland had five water mains break Monday after a 4.0-magnitude earthquake that morning and it's possible a main that broke Thursday morning was also damaged in that quake.
Punished For Conserving, Californians See Water Rates Rise As Cities Lose Money In DroughtIn parched California, water departments are increasing rates and adding fees because they're losing money as their customers conserve.
Drought Surcharge, Rate Increase Takes Effect For EBMUD CustomersEast Bay customers will pay more for their water now that a drought surcharge and rate increase has taken effect.
Californians Decrease Water Use By 13.5% In Month Of April As Drought ContinuesCalifornians responded to the worst snowpack measurement on record and unprecedented drought restrictions by decreasing their water use 13.5 percent in April.
FULL LIST: How Much H20 Your Bay Area Water Agency Is Expected To SaveFirst-ever statewide mandatory water restrictions in California went into effect Monday, impacting nearly everyone at home with a combination of rate increases, surcharges and penalties.
Berkeley Firefighters Spray 100-Foot Geysers Of Water Over Street Despite Drought Water RestrictionsAs Berkeley residents are asked to keep buckets in their showers to reclaim grey water, Berkeley firefighters seem to be sending another message with 100-foot high geysers of water in a farewell salute to outgoing police chief Capt. Erik Upson.
East Bay Water Utility Votes To Impose 20-Percent Mandatory Reduction In Use As 'Stage 4 Critical Drought' DeclaredThe East Bay Municipal Utility District board of directors voted Tuesday to declare a stage four critical drought and impose a districtwide 20 percent mandatory reduction in water use.
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.
East Bay Residents Complain About Water Taste After EBMUD Makes Drought-Related ChangesPeople living in the East Bay are complaining about the taste and smell of their drinking water, after the East Bay Municipal Utility District made changes last week.
East Bay Water Agency Puts Locks On Water Meters To Deter Tampering During DroughtAs California’s drought drags on, officials are cracking down on thieves who wrench open fire hydrants and ignore or tamper with water meters.
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.