Water

(CBS SF)

Loose Cap Sends Water Gushing 80 Feet In Downtown Walnut Creek

Thousands of gallons of water shot nearly 80 feet in the sky in downtown Walnut Creek early Thursday morning.

11/13/2014

Tomatoes at the Harvest Festival. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

California’s Tomato Harvest Defies Withering Drought Conditions; Breaks Records

California farmers produced a record tomato crop this year, even in the face of a withering drought.

11/12/2014

Rain forecast for the period between November 12, 2014 and November 19, 2014 (NOAA)

Bay Area May Get Up To 2.5 Inches Of Rain This Week

As the Bay Area seeks much needed rain during this record drought, the region could see its first major soaker in months sometime next week.

11/11/2014

Fire hydrant on Marsh Creek Road.

Drought Turns East Bay City Into Wild, Wild West With Thieves Stealing Precious Water

Clayton is a city remains true to its western roots. In this town, water has become as precious as gold, and thieves are resorting to stealing it.

11/08/2014

Gary Kremen (purissimawater.org)

Match.com Founder Narrowly Wins Seat On Santa Clara Water Board

Gary Kremen, the Silicon Valley entrepreneur and founder of Match.com, won 51 percent of the vote on Tuesday night to get a seat on the Santa Clara Valley Water District.

11/06/2014

Sprinklers water the lawns of a new housing development July 28, 2005 in Hesperia, California. California's demand for water will jump by 40 percent over the next 25 years according to a study released this week by the Public Policy Institute of California. Half of all the water used by inland homeowners, where growth is booming, goes to irrigating yards, compared to one third or less in the cooler coastal regions. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

State Water Board Report Show Cities’ Water-Saving Efforts Vary Widely Amid Drought

While all Bay Area residents are being used to conserve water during the drought, a new report shows some cities in the Bay Area are using three times as much water as others.

11/05/2014

A man spray-paints a lawn in Southern California during a severe drought. (CBS)

Report Says Bay Area Uses The Least Amount Of Water Compared To Rest Of State

The state of California has released figures that say Bay Area residents are conserving the most water during this drought tan any other part of the state. People also happen to be getting rid of the turf on their lawns.

11/04/2014

(Getty Images)

Warmer Ocean Temperatures Luring Dolphins, Rare Turtle To Northern California Coastline

It’s no bathtub, but Northern California’s warm water is attracting visitors from as far as Ecuador and Alaska.

11/03/2014

(Photo by Max Whittaker/Prime for The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Drought Sucking California’s $5 Billion Rice Harvest Dry

California’s deepening drought is shrinking its rice harvest, and that’s bad news for farmers, migratory birds and sushi lovers.

10/29/2014

(CBS)

Vehicle Reportedly Drives Into Water Off Suisun City Road

Fire and sheriff’s officials responded Sunday afternoon to a report of a vehicle that went off of a Suisun City roadway and into the water, according to a Solano County Sheriff’s Office dispatcher.

10/26/2014

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