Drainage System Failure Floods San Francisco's Embarcadero Station, Disrupting Commute The drainage system at San Francisco's Embarcadero Station failed during a Muni test of their fire suppression equipment early Thursday, sending water cascading onto the Muni and BART platforms, disrupting service during the morning rush hour.
Pleasanton Tech Company Aims To Cool Floating Data Centers With Bay WaterA Pleasanton company has an unusual idea to cool data storage machines that they say uses a fraction of the energy and cuts greenhouse gasses.
New Sonoma County Well Water Rules Will Force Rural Residents To Pay Up For UsageProperty owners in rural Sonoma County area will have to pay for the water they take from underground wells under a mandate from the state.
Sonoma State Issues Advisory Not To Use Campus Tap Water Unless BoiledStudents and faculty at Sonoma State University have been advised to drink and cook with bottled water or boiled tap water after a drop in pressure occurred in the university’s well water pumping system.
State Water Officials: Sierra Snowpack 'A California Water Supply Dream'A series of February storms dumped historic levels of snow in the Sierra, burying some mountainous areas under hundreds of inches and leading to a "water supply dream," according to state water officials.
Gov. Newsom Seeks Monthly Fee To Clean Up Tainted Water In Low-Income AreasGov. Gavin Newsom is considering charging California water customers up to $10 per month to help clean up contaminated water in low-income and rural areas.
After Wet Winter, California Drought-Free For 1st Time Since 2011The U.S. Drought Monitor says Thursday that more than 93 percent of the state is free of drought or dryness.
San Francisco Weather: Wet February Drives Drought Fears AwayA series of fierce February winter storms that have dumped record levels of snow on the Sierra and caused minor flooding in the Bay Area have driven away any fears of a return to drought conditions.
Body Found In Bay Identified As Daly City WomanThe body of a woman found in the San Francisco Bay last week has been identified as that of 37-year-old Daly City resident Christa Mahoney, who went missing last month.
Snow Survey: Atmospheric River Piles Up 50 Inches Of Snow In SierraState water officials donned snowshoes and journeyed into the Sierra Thursday, discovering a snowpack that was 98 percent of what would be expected this time of year.
Water Out Of Thin Air: California Couple's Device Wins $1.5MIt started out modestly enough: David Hertz, having learned that under the right conditions you really can make your own water out of thin air, put a little contraption on the roof of his office and began cranking out free bottles of H2O for anyone who wanted one.
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.
LaCroix Ingredients: Lawsuit Alleges 'All Natural' Claim Is FalseLaCroix sparkling water is facing a lawsuit alleging its claims of "all natural" and "100 percent natural" are misleading because of artificial ingredients.
NASA Finds 'Water Ice' On The Surface Of The MoonScientists have long believed that water ice could exist in the ever-dark recesses at the moon's poles and that belief has finally been confirmed in a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on Aug. 20.
NASA: Huge Lake Beneath Martian Landscape A huge lake of salty water appears to be buried deep in Mars, raising the possibility of finding life on the red planet, scientists reported Wednesday.