EBMUD Deploys Generators, Pumps For Potential PG&E Public Safety Power ShutoffsAs wildfire season continues, the East Bay Municipal Utility District has deployed portable generators and pumps to keep water flowing in event of Public Safety Power Shutoffs by PG&E.
High-Tech Device Gathers Clean Drinking Water from AtmosphereAmid California's current drought, lot of people are hoping for rain in the near future. But what about the water that’s in the air everyday? A company is now offering a machine that can create water from the atmosphere around us.
Drought Emergency: San Jose Mayor Liccardo Proposes Outdoor Watering Limits To 2x/Week, Renews Calls To ConserveSan Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo renewed calls for residents to conserve water and proposed outdoor watering restrictions Wednesday as California's ongoing drought deepens.
Drought Emergency: Pleasanton Likely To Declare Stage 2 Water Shortage, Mandate 15% CutsThe Pleasanton City Council on Tuesday will likely declare a local drought emergency, declare a stage 2 water shortage, and mandate that Pleasanton water customers reduce their water use by 15 percent.
California Drought: San Francisco Bay Area Exits Dismal 2020-2021 Rain SeasonUnlike a typical calendar year, the water year for California begins on Oct. 1 and the most recent season the drought-stricken region is leaving behind was one of the driest on record.
State Water Officials Issue Dire Warning; 'Climate Changes Are Coming Fast And Furious'State water officials have issued a dire warning as vital Northern California reservoirs like Lake Mendocino and the Lexington Reservoir dip to historic low levels amid worsening drought conditions.
CA Drought: Desalination Could Be Backup Plan For Marin County's Emergency Pipeline ProjectDesalination is an idea that surfaces every time drought comes around and usually gets set aside as soon as the drought passes. Now, Marin County is taking another look at taking water from right out of the bay.
UPDATE: Boil Water Notice Lifted for Areas of Healdsburg Affected by Water Main BreakA boil water notice has been canceled after affecting a large portion of Healdsburg since Wednesday when a water main broke at a construction site, city officials said Friday.
Boil Water Notice Issued For Much Of Healdsburg Due To Water Main BreakA boil water notice has been issued for much of the city of Healdsburg on Wednesday, following a water main break.
Lawrence Berkeley Lab Heads Effort To Collect Water Data In U.S. WestThe multimillion-dollar effort led by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory launches next week.
Drought Emergency: Marin Opens Recycled Water Station For All County ResidentsThe Marin Municipal Water District is providing recycled water directly to residents through a recycled water filling station that opened Wednesday to encourage county residents to reduce water waste during the county's exceptional drought.
CA Drought: Water Regulators Investigating Illegal Siphoning Of Russian RiverThe State Water Resources Control Board is the agency investigating the water losses at Lake Mendocino and they’re asking people to report any illegal water diversions at Russian River.
CA Drought: Old-Fashioned Dowser Uses Sixth Sense To Help Napa Farmer Find WaterWith the drought rapidly drying up reservoirs, farmers are desperately searching for new sources of water and some of them are turning to a mysterious method, thousands of years old.
Drought Emergency: California Could Cut Off Water To Thousands Of Farmers In AugustCalifornia regulators are planning to stop thousands of farmers from taking water out of the state's major rivers and streams because of a worsening drought.
Drought Emergency: Santa Clara Valley Water District Customers Falling Short Of Conservation GoalsIn the nearly month and a half since the Santa Clara Valley Water District declared a drought emergency and urged everyone to start saving water, conservation efforts have been somewhat lackluster.