Recycled Water

Man fills drums for free recycled water fill station in Dublin. (CBS)

Recycled Water Fill Station Opens In Sonoma As County Looks To Deal With Drought

As California’s drought continues to shrink water supplies, a Sonoma County utility is looking to recycled water as a new source.

08/31/2015

Stevens Creek, Mountain View. (CBS)

Treated Water From Mountain View Toxic Site Eyed For Irrigation, Potential Drinking Water

Groundwater from a toxic site in Mountain View, treated and basically thrown away, is now being viewed as a source for irrigation and could also be considered for drinking water.

07/07/2015

(CBS)

Pleasanton Neighborhood Keeps Lawns Green During Drought Thanks To Free, Recycled Water

The Dublin-San Ramon Water District has become a local watering hole of sorts. When Teralyn Fredericks heard they offered free water, she and her neighbors became frequent fillers

05/31/2015

water, drinking, tap, flouride,

Governor Brown Signals Support For ‘Toilet-To-Tap’ Water Amid State’s Historic Drought

Governor Jerry Brown signaled his support for more aggressive water-saving measures Thursday in the face of the state’s historic drought, including a controversial plan to use recycled wastewater to replenish the drinking water supply.

05/21/2015

A golf ball sits in a dry spot on a fairway at Gleneagles Golf Course in San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

CA Golf Courses Forced To Rip Out Sod, Go Brown To Save Water During Historic Drought

California’s epic drought is reshaping golf courses statewide. Many of California’s more than 860 golf courses have jumped at turf reduction rebate programs run by water agencies.

05/13/2015

Man fills drums for free recycled water fill station in Dublin. (CBS)

East Bay Water District Giving Away Free Recycled Water

Need water? In the East Bay they’re giving away recycled water to anyone who shows up with a bucket.

04/04/2015

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Jose Declares Drought Emergency With Citywide Water Shortage

City leaders are now calling for residents to cut back on water use by 20 percent.

08/27/2014

Street sweeper. (CBS)

San Francisco Wants To Use Recycled Water To Clean Streets

San Francisco is looking into ways to cut down on its supply of drinking water including using recycled water for street cleaning purposes.

03/17/2014

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF’s Mayor Lee Looks To Feds For Water Infrastructure Help

San Francisco officials are looking at how the city can better use recycled water as supplies steadily dwindle and Mayor Ed Lee, who’s still in Washington, D.C. after last night’s State of the Union address, said he’s seeking federal assistance for infrastructure.

01/29/2014

Water Faucet

Work Begins On New San Jose Water Treatment Plant

San Jose water officials have broken ground on what they are calling one of the most advanced water treatment facilities in the country.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/23/2010