Dry Spell Prompts Sonoma County to Inflate Russian River Rubber Dam EarlyThe Sonoma County Water Agency has begun inflating its rubber dam on the Russian River near Forestville in response to a month of dry weather, officials said Friday.
Inflatable Dam on Russian River Lowered to Prevent DamageThe Sonoma County Water Agency is lowering the inflatable rubber dam on the Russian River to prevent damage from raised river flows caused by heavy rain this week.
Sonoma County Water Agency Announces Rate HikeResidents and businesses served by the Sonoma County Water Agency will pay one to two percent more for water, despite conservation efforts during the years-long drought.
Healdsburg Residents Concerned With Fluoridated Water Seek Ballot Measure Healdsburg is the only city in Sonoma County that has fluoride in its water, but a growing chorus of people are saying that they should get rid of it.
‘Popeye’ The Mussel-Sniffing Dog Visits Northern County Lakes Memorial Day Weekend Authorities are warning boaters at Lakes Sonoma and Mendocino to expect a visitor over Memorial Day weekend. Popeye, the mussel-sniffing dog, will be checking for pesky invasive species.
Salmon Spawning Rebound Put At Risk By DroughtThe drought has local water officials concerned and calling for a ban on fishing in the Russian River watershed. Meanwhile, the local fishing industry is alarmed about the potential
Sonoma County Working On Greener Energy Alternative For ResidentsSonoma County residents will soon have the option for greener electricity, but officials said the program wouldn’t completely replace PG&E.