Water Main

Water Main Repair

Crews Repair Broken Sewer Line And Water Main In Oakland

East Bay Municipal Utility District crews repaired a ruptured sewer line in Oakland Friday morning.

08/21/2015

Water Main Repair

Oakland Water Main Bursts Near Piedmont Where Quake Struck On Monday

Oakland 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.

08/20/2015

Vallejo Main Break

Vallejo Officials Say Water Pressure Restored Sunday After Major Main Break On Friday

Vallejo city officials say that service should be completely restored Sunday morning after a broken water main left many utility customers with little or no water pressure Friday and Saturday.

08/16/2015

A Muni Metro train. (San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency)

Water Leak Causes Muni Delays In San Francisco

San Francisco firefighters responded to a water leak causing Muni delays in the area of San Jose Avenue and Randall Street Sunday morning, a fire dispatcher said.

03/01/2015

A broken water main.  (CBS)

Crews Repairing Broken Water Main In San Francisco’s Upper Castro

San Francisco water crews are in the process of repairing a 6-inch water main that broke in the city’s Upper Castro neighborhood.

08/26/2014

A four alarm fire burns the barracks on Mare Island. (CBS)

Quake-Damaged Water Main Hampers Vallejo Firefighters’ Efforts On Mare Island

An earthquake-damaged water main played a role in Vallejo firefighters’ ability to put out Tuesday morning’s fire on Mare Island.

08/26/2014

A damaged building is seen in Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. California's governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Sunday following a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake that seriously injured three people including a child and ignited fires in the scenic Napa valley wine region. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Napa Still Assessing Damages From 6.0 Earthquake; More Buildings Get Red-Tagged

NAPA (CBS SF) — Inspectors were still fanning across city streets in Napa Monday morning to check buildings for damage from Sunday morning’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake and a total of 49 have been declared too damaged to […]

08/25/2014

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Strong Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake Rocks San Francisco Bay Area, Dozens Hurt, Significant Damage In Napa

A strong magnitude 6 earthquake rocked the San Francisco Bay Area early Sunday morning, centered in the Napa County town of American Canyon, injuring over 170 people, severely damaging historic buildings in downtown Napa, rupturing gas lines and water mains across Napa, Sonoma, and Solano counties leading to multiple fires, plunging thousands into darkness and buckling and cracking roadways on Highway 37 and State Routes 12 and 121.

08/24/2014

A broken water main.  (CBS)

Water Main Break Shuts Down Several Oakland Streets; Sinkholes Possible

A water-main break has shut down several streets in Oakland’s Piedmont Avenue neighborhood. Police have established a safety zone around the main break because of cracks and possible sinkholes in the roadway.

08/11/2014

EBMUD Repair Crew

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

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