EBMUD: Storm Brings Much-Needed Rain But Reservoirs Remain Far From CapacityRain across the East Bay on Monday created flooding in some cities, but the water collected over the weekend also helped to fill up regional reservoirs. They are still far from capacity because of the drought.
East Bay MUD Ahead Of The Game In Water-Saving Strategies As New Conservation Rules Take EffectThe new state-mandated water conservation rules are now in effect as of June 1st, but East Bay Municipal Utilities District is among the agencies in the Bay Area that have already implemented water-saving strategies.
EBMUD Looks At Buying Water, Customers Could Face 14 Percent SurchargeDespite a wet weekend, the East Bay Municipal Utility District said they still need more water. The district is looking at buying billions of gallons from the government, but customers would pay a steep price.
San Francisco And East Bay Water Regulators Impose Mandatory Restrictions To Alleviate Drought Water regulatory agencies in San Francisco and the East Bay have decided at their meetings to impose mandatory restrictions for water use.
East Bay Wastewater Districts, Cities Agree To Pay $1.5 Million Fine & Keep Sewage Out Of SF BayThe East Bay Municipal Utility District, Stege Sanitary District and six cities have agreed to pay $1.5 million in fines to settle allegations they allowed raw or partially treated sewage to flow into the San Francisco Bay.
California Asked To Cut Back Water Use, But East Bay MUD Claims To Be In Better Shape Last week California mandated fines of up to $500 for water wasters prompting Bay Area water agencies to urge usage cutbacks of up to 20 percent. In the East Bay, one water agency says they’re in much better shape.
East Bay Water, Sewer Rates Headed HigherWater rates at the East Bay’s largest water district are on the increase beginning next month.
East Bay Water Plan To Enlarge Reservoir Derailed By Environmental LawsuitEast Bay water officials are reversing course on certain aspects of a 30-year long range plan, deciding not to enlarge a key reservoir in the Sierra foothills in the face of a lawsuit by environmental groups.
Truck Smashed Into Danville Costco, ATM StolenThieves reportedly used a stolen utility truck to smash through a door to a Costco store in Danville early Sunday morning and then dislodge an ATM inside.
East Bay Customers Could Face Water Rate HikeLeaders of the East Bay Municipal Utility District are considering a plan to raise water rates over the next two years.
Glitch Sparks Explosion, Fire At Walnut Creek Pumping StationA electrical fire burned at a water district pumping station in Walnut Creek Monday, exploding at least one electrical transformer and creating a large plume of fire and smoke.
Small Fire Breaks Out In Oakland Utility BuildingFirefighters in Oakland put out a small fire at an East Bay Municipal Utilities District building Sunday morning.