Drought Emergency: Water Districts Across Bay Area, California Warned Not To Expect Shipments From StateDespite recent rains, state water officials sent out a warning to water districts that it doesn’t have enough water to send out, including many in the Bay Area.
SFPUC Calls For 10% Voluntary Reduction In Water Use As It Declares Water EmergencyThe San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is urging nearly 3 million water customers throughout the Bay Area to cut water usage by 10%, as it declares a water shortage emergency due to the ongoing drought.
San Jose Water Officials Set Tough New Drought Restrictions for CustomersAs federal scientists predict California is likely to see little relief from the drought this winter, one South Bay water company is handing down it's toughest drought restrictions in years.
Early Rainfall Helping, But Drought Remains an Issue in East BayA lot has been made of Marin's dramatic rainfall totals and reservoirs that are full or near capacity thanks to early storms, but for the East Bay, the rain season is just getting started.
Recent Rains, New Fish Ladder Set To Aid Salmon Populations On Alameda Creek – 'It's Really A Miracle'Like so many places in Northern California, the recent rains have really transformed things here along Alameda Creek.
Early Storms Raise Some Marin County Reservoir Levels To Near CapacityThe latest round of rain has Marin County looking at a couple of reservoirs that are nearly full in just the second week of November.
CA Drought: North Bay Water Flowing, Grass Greener Thanks To Recent RainfallThe grass is greener and the water is flowing in the drought-stricken North Bay after a windfall of rain and according to the forecast, it is expected to get even better.
Rainy Days And Mondays; November Gets Off To Wet Start Bringing More Drought ReliefWhile not packing the punch of last week's atmospheric river, a storm front rolled into the drought-stricken San Francisco Bay Area Monday bringing with it widespread showers stretching from Santa Rosa to the South Bay.
Torrential Rains Ease 'Exceptional' Drought Conditions In Marin CountySunday's atmospheric river storm has eased drought conditions in Marin County, but the region has a long way to go before it emerges from the bone-dry conditions that have led to parched hillsides and water use restrictions, according to federal drought officials.
Atmospheric River: North Bay Water Officials Wait & See On Easing Restrictions After Major StormThanks to the massive storm over the weekend, the Russian River in the North Bay is once again full of water.
California Drought: Gov. Newsom Declares Expanded Drought Emergency, Calls For Statewide ConservationGovernor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday issued a proclamation extending the drought emergency statewide and further urging Californians to step up their efforts at water conservation in the face of historic conditions.
Storm Systems Building In Pacific; Potent Atmospheric River Bearing Down On Bay Area A wave of storm fronts were lined up across the Pacific early Tuesday, a procession of much needed rain showers, ushering in a potent atmospheric river late this weekend to bring relief to the drought-stricken San Francisco Bay Area.
Drought Emergency: Bay Area Outpacing Most Of State In Water ConservationAs the first major storm of the season begins its approach to the Bay Area, the region continues to outperform much of the state in terms of water conservation.
California Drought: Utility Set To Impose Steep Penalty For Residential Water OveruseSan Jose Water officials filed a request with the California Public Utilities Commission Friday, seeking permission to begin charging fees to their customers who exceed set water use restrictions put in place during the current extreme drought conditions.
Drought Emergency: Dublin San Ramon Services District Raises Rates Amid Stage 2 Water ShortageThe Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) Board of Directors has approved stage 2 water shortage rates in response to worsening drought conditions in California.