No More Playing Nice – California Water Regulators Will Name, Shame, Fine, Even Ration Water-Wasters
Water districts that don’t take steps to conserve face $10,000-a-day fines if they don’t adopt new water restrictions or change rates as demanded by the state. The excuses cities have given for pitiful conservation, including hot weather and earlier cutbacks, are no longer a free pass.
A Central Valley water district that is the country’s largest says it has reached a deal with the federal government in a decades-long dispute over thousands of acres of contaminated land.
Clayton is a city remains true to its western roots. In this town, water has become as precious as gold, and thieves are resorting to stealing it.
While all Bay Area residents are being used to conserve water during the drought, a new report shows some cities in the Bay Area are using three times as much water as others.
Residents who live in the Contra Costa Water District say their tap water has been tasting strange lately.
Marin County Water District Pits Neighbors Against Each Other To See Who Uses Less Water During Drought
Water wasters have faced warnings, fines, and even restrictions during California’s drought emergency. But, some residents in Marin County are going even further, competing against each other to see who uses the least water.
A two-word mistake could threaten a half-billion dollar tax measure in Santa Clara County.
A electrical fire burned at a water district pumping station in Walnut Creek Monday, exploding at least one electrical transformer and creating a large plume of fire and smoke.