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.
EBMUD Testing Water At Oakland Unified Schools For LeadEast Bay Municipal Utility District officials on Thursday will begin lead testing of tap water at all schools within the Oakland Unified School District.
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.
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.
Utility Workers Restore Service In Oakland After Friday Water Main BreakA water main break that buckled part of a street in Oakland underscores the problem EBMUD has with an aging infrastructure.