Water Pollution

Leaking Vessel

Coast Guard Contains Spill From Sunken Boat Leaking Diesel Fuel Into Oyster Cove In South City

The United States Coast Guard is trying to locate and notify the owner of a boat found submerged and leaking diesel fuel in a South San Francisco marina early Saturday morning.

06/20/2015

Water Pump

Central Valley Water District Strikes Deal With Feds Over Contaminated Irrigation Project

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.

01/11/2015

Locator Map

1 Hurt In ‘Dramatic’ San Jose Crash When Car Smashes Into Bridge, Lands In Penitencia Creek

A car that went down a creek in San Jose Sunday morning has been removed from the scene and a person injured in the crash was taken to a trauma center.

12/28/2014

Santa Cruz Cowell Beach Most Polluted

Santa Cruz’s Cowell Beach Ranks Top On ‘Beach Bummer’ Most Polluted List

A stretch of beach near the wharf in Santa Cruz has the dubious distinction of having the worst water quality on the West Coast, according to a new report.

05/23/2014

Lake Tahoe, California & Nevada (credit: Thinkstock)

New Tahoe Rules To Limit Discharges, Boost Clarity

State and federal environmental regulators at Lake Tahoe are moving ahead with another new round of rules and strategies to protect the clarity of the mountain lake’s famed azure waters.

06/23/2013

Baker Beach

Bay Area Beaches Get Clean Report Cards For 2012

Bacteria levels at beaches all over the Bay Area have improved dramatically since last year, so beach goers can enjoy the shore without worry this summer, environmentalists said Thursday.

05/24/2012