East Bay Drinking Water Could Have Taste, Smell During Testing PrepSome East Bay residents might notice that their water has a different taste or odor over the next few days while the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission prepares for tests of a recently repaired backup water supply.
EBMUD Expects To Fine 5,000 Homeowners For Using Too Much WaterEast Bay Municipal Utilities District expects to fine up to 5,000 homeowners for using too much water as it plans to enact a new ordinance during California’s historic drought.
Drought-Ravaged Fort Bragg Orders Eateries To Use Paper PlatesA Northern California city has ordered restaurants to cut back on dishwashing by using disposable plates and cups as a way to save water amid the state's fourth year of drought.
Small Community In Santa Cruz Mountains Facing Major Challenges Amid DroughtTucked away in the Santa Cruz Mountains, it's not clear which will run out first, water or money. Because for the tiny Lompico Water District, both are in increasingly short supply.
Drought: Rationing Is Rough In Central California Town Without WaterThe wells have run dry in the Central California town of Okieville. Water rationing has become a way of life in this town.
Scientists Find Liquid Water On MarsMystery solved. There is liquid water on the Mars. Scientists reported Monday they found definitive signs of water on the Red Planet, essential for life, and speculate the planet could sustain life even now.
Viral Video: Warm El Niño Waters Lead To Rare Crab Swarm Near Channel IslandsUnderwater video reveals the water off of Southern California's Channel Islands filled with tiny red crabs.
Recycled Water Fill Station Opens In Sonoma As County Looks To Deal With DroughtAs California’s drought continues to shrink water supplies, a Sonoma County utility is looking to recycled water as a new source.
6 San Quentin Prison Inmates Diagnosed With Legionnaires DiseaseSix San Quentin prison inmates have been diagnosed with Legionnaires disease as of Sunday, officials with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation announced.
California Cities Slash Water Use Above Gov. Brown's Mandated CutbacksCalifornia cities cut water use by a combined 31 percent in July, exceeding the governor's statewide mandate to conserve, officials said Thursday.
Bigger Wildfires, Animal Die-Offs Predicted If California Drought Extends To 2017A new report by the Public Policy Institute of California non-profit think-tank paints that distressing picture of California for the next two years if the state's driest four years on record stretches further into the future.
Parts Of Central Valley Sinking Nearly 2 Inches A Month As Farmers Pump Groundwater In DroughtParts of California are sinking even faster than previously thought. New research from NASA shows the ground in parts of the Central Valley is sinking nearly two inches a month, or two feet per year.