Santa Clara County Residents Asked To Voluntarily Cut Water Use By 25 PercentThe Santa Clara Valley Water District voted to ask residents to voluntarily cut back water usage by 25 percent and passed incentives to motivate people to conserve water.
McClymonds High Students Transferred From Oakland Middle School Classrooms McClymonds High students, force to temporarily relocate from their school because of the discovery of a dangerous chemical in the groundwater under their campus, have been reunited after spending nearly two weeks divided up between three other Oakland schools, officials said.
Water Main Break Causes Large Sinkhole In Castro ValleyA thoroughfare in Castro Valley was closed Wednesday morning after a water main break caused a sinkhole that trapped a vehicle, Alameda County fire officials said.
Skyline Garden Project Restores Native Plants To East Bay TrailIf you hike the Skyline Trail in the Berkeley Hills near Tilden Park, the view will astound you. But thanks to this week's Jefferson Award winner Glen Schneider, it's what is not there that has added to the beauty of this prized East Bay open space: invasive plants.
Unsafe Levels Of Lead Found At Oakland's McClymonds High SchoolOakland Unified School District officials said Wednesday that unsafe levels of lead have been found at a water fountain and kitchen faucets at McClymonds High School in West Oakland but they're making progress in fixing the problem.
Customers Protest Nearly 20 Percent EBMUD Rate HikeEast Bay Municipal Utility District directors voted 6-1 at a contentious three-hour meeting Tuesday to approve a water rate increase totaling nearly 20 percent for the next two years.
Report Shows Spike In Cancerous Compound Found In EBMUD Drinking WaterA new concern about drinking water in the East Bay Tuesday after a report finds a spike in a compound that could cause cancer.
With Drought Over, East Bay MUD Prepares To Raise RatesSome East Bay MUD customers are upset over the news that their water rates will likely be going up despite conservation efforts during the California drought.
Heavy Rains Taxing Bay Area Wastewater Treatment PlantsThe record-setting year of rain in the bay area is making for an equally extreme year for sanitary sewer overflows.
Water Main Break Closes Residential Street In OrindaA water main break in Orinda Monday morning has shut down a residential street, according to East Bay MUD officials.
New List Of East Bay MUD Water Wasters Includes Executives, UC ProfessorThe East Bay Municipal Utility District Thursday released another list of more than 700 customers who have been fined for wasting water.
DROUGHT: State Regulators Reveal Mandatory Water Cutbacks, Some Bay Area Cities Must Reduce Consumption By 36 PercentSan Francisco is designated for an 8% reduction, but Hillsborough, Discovery Bay, Atherton and Woodside must reduce their water consumption by 36 percent.
Cement Spill in Oakland Hills Creek Worse Than Previously ThoughtThe cleanup is progressing, but Thursday night workers discovered another section of the creek is also contaminated.
Burst 87-Inch Aqueduct Sends 500,000 Gallons Of Water Into Walnut Creek BackyardA leaking aqueduct made a mess of a Walnut Creek neighborhood this week.
East Bay MUD Customers Get 14% Fee Hike To Cover Drought CostsDespite the expected heavy rain from this week's upcoming storm, customers with the East Bay Municipal Utility District will see their water bills increase to cover costs for improving services associated to the state’s ongoing drought.