West Portal Neighbors Blame Old Storm Drains After Heavy Rains Flooded Their HomesDuring this weekend's storm, water backed up into West Portal homes, and flooding was more than a foot deep for almost an entire block. Residents say the storm drains were the problem.
Alameda Homeowners Looking At Spike In Storm Drain Fees To Help Avert FloodingAlameda residents could see their fees more than double to keep the city's storm drains open, and people are asking why the sudden spike.
East Bay Homeowners On The Hook For Costly Repairs To County Storm DrainsHomeowners in Contra Costa County were shocked to learn they are responsible for leaking sewage pipes under or near their property. The repairs can cost tens of thousands of dollars.
Benicia Residents Worry Their Homes Will Flood When Storm Drains FillMajor storms will sometimes overwhelm a Benicia drainpipe, sending water onto the street and flooding homes.
As Rain Approaches, SF Officials Ask Residents To Keep Storm Drains CleanPublic works officials are asking residents to help prevent flooding by sweeping up leaves from the sidewalk.
Metal Thieves Target Storm Drains In Union CityAccording to city officials, 15 metal storm drain grates have been snatched in the last three weeks. Police are concerned the missing grates may lead to someone falling into storm drains.
Good Question: Why Are Colored Dots On San Francisco Storm Drains?There is plenty of unique sights on the streets of San Francisco, but these are right under your feet. In this Good Question: What are those colored dots on San Francisco’s sewer grates?
Vallejo Police Report A Rash Of Storm Drain TheftsThe grates over storm drains have been disappearing in Vallejo at a rapid pace, leaving several dangerous gaping holes next to street curbs.