EPA: San Francisco's 'Homeless Crisis' Impacting Water QualityFederal environmental officials fired another salvo Thursday in their growing dispute with California, sending a warning letter to Gov. Gavin Newsom, claiming the homeless crisis in San Francisco and Los Angeles was impacting the state's water quality.
Residents Claim Water In San Francisco's Sunset Tests Positive For PesticideA customer complaint about water quality concerns in San Francisco's Sunset District on Monday has the city taking action.
Crews Clear Vallejo Reservoir System of Sediment, Say Water Is Safe to DrinkCity crews have flushed the system impacted by sediment in the water of Vallejo's Swanzy Reservoir affecting about 1,000 households.
Alameda Point Urged Not To Drink Water, But Bodily Contact OkayThose in Alameda Point are warned against drinking their tap water, but officials say bodily contact with the water is not hazardous.
Alameda Point Neighborhood Urged Not To Drink Water From Faucets"Do not drink water from faucets," the East Bay Municipal Utility District told people in Alameda Point on Tuesday evening.
Dublin Residents Concerned About Drinking Water QualityResidents in a Dublin neighborhood are concerned about the safety of their drinking water after a sample test by officials last week revealed the presence of E.coli bacteria.
Air District Issues Nuisance Violations For Oil Sheen In San Pablo Bay Last YearThe Sept., 2017 incident prompted a shelter-in-place order, 1,430 odor complaints from the public and 100 hospital visits.
U.S. EPA Takes Steps To Maintain California Water Quality As Drought WorsensAs a new report from the U.S. Drought Monitor reveals that most of California is under extreme or -even worse - exceptional drought, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is taking steps to maintain the quality of California's water as drought conditions worsen.
Study Finds Cleaner Lake Tahoe Conditions For 2nd Straight YearThe University of California, Davis released its annual “Tahoe: State of the Lake” report Wednesday. Scientists have been monitoring the lake’s clarity since 1968, when a white disk could be seen as far as 102.4 feet underwater.
Sonoma County Wine Growers See Uphill Future For Vineyard ExpansionWine growers hoping to expand their vineyards by clearing forested hillsides may face an uphill struggle with regulators concerned about water quality.
Clarity Of Lake Tahoe Declined In 2010A report released Friday by researchers at the Tahoe Environmental Research Center said Tahoe’s waters were clear to an average depth of 64.4 feet, the second lowest clarity depth since record keeping began in 1965.
Bay Area Beaches Receive Failing Grade The report cards are in and while most beaches in the Bay Area passed with flying colors, there are a few that need to improve in terms of water quality.