U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials say California’s $25 billion plan to build an enormous pair of twin tunnels system to pump water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to other parts of the state may violate federal environmental law and harm endangered fish.
A broken fire hydrant near southbound 880 and 66th Avenue in Oakland sent a geyser of water approximately 60 feet high.
If you think you’ve seen more ants in your kitchen than usual this summer, you may not be imagining things.
The Menlo Park City Council approved an urgency ordinance Tuesday night will implement water conservation measures that are stricter than the state requirement affecting nearly 16,000 customers.
At least 500 families are still without water after Sunday’s earthquake struck the Napa Valley. Officials said they are finding new leaks and the number could go higher.
Tulare County Water Resources Department says the drought is so severe in parts of California’s Central Valley that water is not coming out of faucets in some cases. Bottled water had to be delivered for people to drink.
Customers will pay a 100 percent surcharge for water use over 90 percent of last year’s usage.
City leaders are now calling for residents to cut back on water use by 20 percent.
San Francisco water crews are in the process of repairing a 6-inch water main that broke in the city’s Upper Castro neighborhood.
California Drought Leaves Hundreds In Central Valley Without Drinking Water; Bottled Water Rations Delivered
Government officials and community groups say hundreds of rural San Joaquin Valley residents no longer can get drinking water from their home faucets because California’s extreme drought has dried up their individual wells.