The first snow survey of the year took place Wednesday morning at four locations near Echo Summit in the Sierra Nevada mountain range and indicates that the state’s snowpack is wetter than average.
The San Jose Water Company has asked state regulators for permission to raise rates 44 percent over the next three years.
Officials are working to repair as quickly as possible a water main that broke and flooded a Daly City neighborhood Tuesday.
Crews worked Tuesday evening on the finishing touches of cleanup after a water main break flooded a Daly City neighborhood with mud.
A proposal that could have led to the dismantling of San Francisco’s water system in Yosemite National Park’s Hetch Hetchy Valley was roundly rejected by the city’s voters Tuesday.
City and state officials issued an advisory to residents on Treasure Island to boil and purify their tap water before use. The advisory comes after a major water main break interrupted service to the entire Island on Friday.
San Francisco voters must decide in November whether the city should take a first step towards draining Hetch Hetchy and restoring the natural course of the Tuolumne River.
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison envisions his recently acquired Hawaiian island becoming a “little laboratory” for experimenting with more environmentally sound ways to live.
Data being sent back by the Curiosity rover on Mars shows there was likely water on the red planet for thousands, if not millions of years.
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission crews were at the scene of a water main break in the city’s Sunset District Monday afternoon, a utility spokeswoman said.