Wildfire Season: Lafayette City Council To Hold Special Meeting On Wildfire ResponseThe Lafayette City Council announced Thursday that its holding a special meeting next week to discuss the early-arriving 2021 fire season.
EBMUD Seeks To Increase Water, Sewer Rates By 4% Annually In New BudgetOfficials with the East Bay Municipal Utility District announced Monday that the agency is seeking to raise water and wastewater rates starting in July.
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.
EBMUD Board Expected to Declare Stage 1 Drought on TuesdayThe East Bay Municipal Utility Board of Directors will consider officially declaring a stage 1 drought at its meeting Tuesday.
EBMUD Requests Public Input For Water Supply Plan UpdateThe East Bay Municipal Utility District posted a request Wednesday for residents of Alameda and Contra Costa counties to weigh in on updates to its water supply plan, which is updated every five years.
Water Main Repairs in Berkeley, Emeryville Wrapping UpEast Bay Municipal Utility District officials expect water line repairs in Emeryville and Berkeley to be completed late Thursday afternoon after the lines suffered multiple breaks the evening before.
Grass Fire Burns 3.5 Acres Near Interstate 880, Oakland ArenaArson investigators were at a two-alarm vegetation fire that burned near Interstate 880 and the Oakland Arena early Tuesday morning, the fire department said.
East Bay Water Agency Prepares for Planned Weekend Power ShutoffsEmergency generators are being connected at East Bay Municipal Utilities District facilities in the East Bay to ensure that water service in Alameda and Contra Costa counties continues uninterrupted during this weekend's public safety power shutoff.
High E. Coli Levels Discovered At Berkeley's Aquatic Park LagoonThe city of Berkeley has discovered high levels of E. coli bacteria in the water at Aquatic Park. They’re warning people to stay out but it’s still a mystery of how it got there in the first place.
EBMUD To Install Backup Generators In Case Of Wildfire Power OutageThe East Bay Municipal Utility District is preparing for mass power outages this wildfire season by installing emergency backup generators in cities all over the East Bay.
Moraga Sues EBMUD Over Landslide Impact On Canyon Road BridgeThe Contra Costa County town of Moraga is fed up with what it feels is foot-dragging by East Bay MUD over a bridge that washed out in a storm nearly three years ago.
East Bay Fire Districts Propose Critical 14-Mile Fire-Break To Protect 500K+ ResidentsA proposed 14-mile fire-break along the north side of Highway 24 could protect 30 East Bay communities and over 500,000 people from future wildfires.
Bay Area Reservoirs At Normal Levels Despite Recent Droughts, FloodingAfter fluctuating between extreme droughts and wetness in recent years, California's reservoir levels are trending toward normalcy.
Service Restored After 2 Water Mains Rupture in Walnut Creek AreaWater service was restored to dozens of households after 2 water main breaks occurred in the Walnut Creek area early Saturday morning.
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.