Water

El Nino Has Been Good To San Francisco's Water SupplyIt looks like San Francisco will have more than enough water this year, thanks to a rainy winter.
Contra Costa Water District Customers Using 35 Percent LessOne of the water districts that serves Contra Costa County announced Tuesday that its customers cut back on water use by more than a third last month compared to two years ago.
Californians Fall Short Of Water Conservation Target For NovemberResidents of drought-stricken California used 20 percent less water in November, falling short of the governor's 25 percent conservation mandate for a second straight month.
Laser-Guided Imaging Reveals California May Lose 58 Million Drought-Starved TreesHigh-tech imaging has revealed the dire, drought-starved state of tens of millions of California's oldest, tallest trees. Even heavy rains from a persistent, strong El Niño may not save them.
Sierra Snowpack Holding Twice As Much Water As It Did Last YearThe Sierra snowpack is now holding twice as much water in the form of snow as it did this time last year, officials say.
Bay Area Taxpayers Footing Bills For Water Board Members' Expensive ConferencesEl Nino may help, but California’s still in its 4th year of drought. We’ve all been forced to cut back and pay more for water. But what about the agencies providing it? Are they cutting back too?
Fear At The Tap: Uranium Contaminates Water In The Central Valley, West In a trailer park tucked among irrigated orchards that help make California's San Joaquin Valley the richest farm region in the world, 16-year-old Giselle Alvarez, one of the few English-speakers in the community of farmworkers, puzzles over the notices posted on front doors: There's a danger in their drinking water.
Four Arrested For Triggering 50-Million Gallon Fremont Water SpillFour men have been arrested for allegedly slashing an inflatable dam in Fremont earlier this year, letting 50 million gallons of water rush down Alameda Creek, Fremont police said Tuesday.
Sierra Ski Resort First In California To Use Recycled Wastewater For SnowA Sierra ski resort has come up with a unique way to keep the powder on the slopes.
Latest List Of East Bay's Biggest Water Wasters Released By EBMUDThe East Bay Municipal Utility District released a set of names Thursday of excessive water users in the utility district’s service area.
Delta Islands Become Latest Battleground In California Water WarsThe Metropolitan Water District in Southern California is moving forward with a plan to buy five islands in the Delta.
Former Safeway President Among East Bay's Biggest Water UsersThe East Bay Municipal Utility District released Thursday nearly 1,100 names of customers who in a two-month billing cycle used more than 1,000 gallons of water per day and were penalized for it.

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