Bay Area Drought Watch

Bay Area Drought Watch

Coverage of California's looming water problem

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 11:27 PM PDT

App Helps South Bay Residents Report Water Wasters

App Helps South Bay Residents Report Water Wasters

Add a free app to the list of how the Santa Clara Valley Water District plans to enforce new regulations from the state and reach an overall conservation goal of 20 percent.

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 05:42 AM PDT

South Bay Water District to Hire Water Cops

South Bay Water District to Hire Water Cops

It's official, the so-called "water cops" are coming to the South Bay. The Santa Clara Valley Water District Board unanimously voted to spend up to $500,000 to hire five to 10 new water cops Tuesday night.

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 11:34 PM PDT

Advanced Planning Helps EBMUD During California's Severe Drought

Advanced Planning Helps EBMUD During California's Severe Drought

The East Bay Municipal Utilities District credits customers doing their part to conserve and advanced planning for being able to deal with California's severe drought.

Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 at 03:00 PM PDT

South Bay Water District to Hire Water Cops

South Bay Water District to Hire Water Cops

The Santa Clara Valley Water District Board is looking to spend half a million dollars on hiring water police to help new conservation regulations approved by the state.

Saturday, Jul 19, 2014 at 06:52 PM PDT

South Bay Farms Impacted by Shutdown of Water Pipeline

South Bay Farms Impacted by Shutdown of Water Pipeline

South Bay farmers are feeling the pain of the drought more than ever after the Santa Clara Valley Water District turned off a major pipeline Thursday.

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014 at 06:44 PM PDT

Water Agencies Work to Enforce New CA Restrictions

Water Agencies Work to Enforce New CA Restrictions

Bay Area water agencies are now trying to figure out how to enforce new state restrictions, including fining water wasters up to $500 a day.

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In January of 2014, Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency for the state of California, in what could be the driest year on record in the history of the state.
 

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