Water

Lafayette Reservoir. (CBS)

EBMUD Looks At Buying Water, Customers Could Face 14 Percent Surcharge

Despite a wet weekend, the East Bay Municipal Utility District said they still need more water. The district is looking at buying billions of gallons from the government, but customers would pay a steep price.

12/01/2014

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South Bay Surprises With Highest Rain Totals From Wet Weekend

A wet Thanksgiving weekend pushed the Bay Area closer to normal rainfall for this time of year, something we haven’t said in a while.

12/01/2014

(CBS SF)

Make It Rain: Cloud Seeders Coaxing Water To Fall And Relieve California’s Drought

As California’s drought lingers on and reservoirs dry up, small planes are trying to coax the water to come down.

11/25/2014

A Black Seadevil captured in Moneterey Bay. (MBARI)

Monterey Bay Submarine Captures Elusive ‘Black Seadevil’ Anglerfish On Video

The spooky deep sea creature that nearly lured in Marlin and Dory with his bioluminescence in the Pixar film ‘Finding Nemo’ has been captured on video by researchers at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.

11/24/2014

Smoke from the Rim Fire lingers over the O'Shaughnessy Dam at Hetch Hetchy Reservoir on August 24, 2013 in Yosemite National Park. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco To Blend Groundwater With Hetch Hetchy Drinking Supply

San Francisco’s PUC has begun digging in and around Golden Gate Park in search of water flows with plans to pump up to four million gallons a day to blend into the Hetch Hetchy tap water supply by 2016.

11/24/2014

(CBS)

Coast Guard Responds To Report Of Possible Body In Water Near Pacifica Beach

Emergency personnel are continuing to search for a person who was last seen face down in the water near a Pacifica beach Sunday, according to the Coast Guard.

11/23/2014

(Photo by Jason Oxenham/Getty Images)

Above-Average Rainfall Forecast For Bay Area Winter

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — For the first time in a long time, above-average rainfall is predicted for all of California. On the heels of the wettest day in San Francisco (0.55” as of 7pm) […]

11/20/2014

(CBS)

2 Pulled From San Francisco Bay By Fire Department In Separate Incidents

The San Francisco Fire Department pulled two people from the San Francisco Bay Wednesday, according to a spokeswoman.

11/19/2014

(Getty Images)

San Jose Water Company Could Pay $3 Million For Leak That Killed Threatened Fish

State water regulators have proposed a record-setting $3 million penalty against a San Jose water company for a leak of chemically treated drinking water that killed dozens of fish.

11/19/2014

Dried and cracked earth is visible on an unplanted field at a farm on April 29, 2014 near Mendota, California.(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Drought Forces SF Peninsula Coastal Towns To Truck In Water

California’s chronic drought is causing hardships on the coast south of San Francisco for property owners who ordinarily get their water from creeks and wells that have gone dry after four years of scant rainfall.

11/17/2014

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