Drought-Stricken Marin Putting Into Place Tough Water Use RestrictionsAs another drought grips the San Francisco Bay Area, Marin County has become the first local municipality to adopt tough new water use restrictions as local reservoir levels continue to drop to alarming levels.
With Reservoir Levels Low, Mandatory Water Restrictions Loom For Marin ResidentsMandatory water restrictions are looming for nearly 200,000 Marin County residents. The Marin Municipal Water District is set to make the decision Tuesday evening.
Marin Water District Weighs Allowing Electric Mountain Bikes On Watershed TrailsThe Marin Municipal Water District on Tuesday night will decide if electric mountain bikes will be allowed on their watershed fire roads.
Over 500 Endangered Coho Salmon Swim Into Lagunitas CreekThe Marin Municipal Water District has counted 563 Coho salmon in Lagunitas Creek, the highest number in 12 years.
Dead Redwoods Felled To Restore Salmon Habitat In Lagunitas CreekThe redwood logs will form deep pools that stay cool even in summer to help sensitive fish survive.
Controlled Burns On Mount Tam Help Keep Marin County Water CleanMarin County water district maintenance crews are carefully burning piles of dead brush, reducing the fuel load above reservoirs in advance of the summer fire season.
Water Conservation Efforts In Full Swing For Some Bay Area Cities Water conservation efforts are in full force across the Bay Area. Marin County residents are being asked to cut their water usage voluntarily while one Sonoma County town is imposing mandatory reductions.
Marin Water District Begins Pumping From Backup Phoenix Lake ReservoirThe Marin Municipal Water District started pumping water Thursday from a reserve reservoir into its water distribution system because of the ongoing dry weather.
Marijuana Garden Found On Marin Municipal Water District LandMarin County sheriff’s deputies discovered 5,400 marijuana plants growing at three sites on Marin Municipal Water District land near Marshall on Monday morning, a sheriff’s lieutenant said.
Heavy Rain Fills Marin County Reservoirs To CapacityA heavy downpour overnight helped the Marin Municipal Water District's seven water-supply reservoirs reach 100 percent capacity for just the third time in the past 20 years during December.
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