Berkeley Firefighters Spray 100-Foot Geysers Of Water Over Street Despite Drought Water RestrictionsAs Berkeley residents are asked to keep buckets in their showers to reclaim grey water, Berkeley firefighters seem to be sending another message with 100-foot high geysers of water in a farewell salute to outgoing police chief Capt. Erik Upson.
No More Playing Nice - California Water Regulators Will Name, Shame, Fine, Even Ration Water-WastersWater districts that don't take steps to conserve face $10,000-a-day fines if they don't adopt new water restrictions or change rates as demanded by the state. The excuses cities have given for pitiful conservation, including hot weather and earlier cutbacks, are no longer a free pass.
Bay Area Water Agencies Get Tough On Water-WastersBay Area water agencies are getting tough on water-wasters. The Dublin-San Ramon Services District is slapping big fines on repeat offenders.