EBMUD Board Declares Stage 1 Drought; Voluntary 10% Conservation OrderedThe East Bay Municipal Utility Board of Directors voted unanimously Tuesday afternoon to declare a stage 1 drought for the water district.
Water Main Break Creates Sinkhole, Gas Leak Along Major Road In OrindaA water main break and subsequent gas line break is affecting a major roadway in Orinda Thursday morning, according to the East Bay Municipal Utility District.
East Bay MUD Reservoirs Full After Winter StormsEast Bay Municipal Utility District reservoirs are full after heavy rains this winter, one of the wettest in years.
Moraga Families Evacuate From Landslide, Neighbors Criticize EBMUD ResponseResidents of a Moraga neighborhood evacuated over the weekend after a landslide emerged. People who live in the area said East Bay MUD, which owns the land where the soil is sliding, isn’t helping much.
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.
Giants' Posey, Motley Crue Singer On Latest EBMUD Water-Waster ListSan Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey, an exercise industry leader and a heavy metal singer are part of a who's who of water wasters identified Thursday by the East Bay Municipal Utility District.
EBMUD Works To Restore Service After 66-Year-Old Water Main Breaks In LafayetteEBMUD crews worked to dig up a 15-foot segment of a 66-year-old cast iron pipe in Lafayette after it ruptured Friday afternoon, leaving dozens of customers without water.
Broken Water Main In Lafayette Floods Residential StreetsThirty-five homes in Lafayette were left without water after a 16-inch water main broke Friday afternoon.
Amid Drought, A’s VP Billy Beane Among East Bay’s Biggest Water HogsThe East Bay Municipal Utility District has revealed their biggest water hogs, and among them is Oakland A’s executive Billy Beane.
East Bay Residents Now Face Higher Water Bills With Approved 25% Drought SurchargeEast Bay residents will be seeing higher water bills as increased rates have been approved by the East Bay Municipal Utility District.
Bad Tasting, Smelly Tap Water Returns To East Bay MUD Customers This WeekendThe East Bay Municipal Utility District says beginning this weekend, a drought-related shift in its water operations will mean a change to the taste and smell of tap water for the 1.3 million people in the service area.
East Bay MUD Considers Excessive Water Use Penalty For CustomersWater wasters in the East Bay are looking at new outdoor water restrictions as well as penalties because of California’s exceptional drought.
East Bay Residents Complain About Water Taste After EBMUD Makes Drought-Related ChangesPeople living in the East Bay are complaining about the taste and smell of their drinking water, after the East Bay Municipal Utility District made changes last week.
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.
Residents Displaced, Homes Damaged When 16-Inch Water Main Breaks In Oakland's Glenview DistrictAbout 20 EBMUD customers were without water service due to a water main break Sunday morning that resulted in property damage in Oakland's Glenview district.