Big districts seek to limit water use amid drought, but without strict enforcement measures.
Everything’s in place, including drought, to allow agency to tap water it has tried to get for decades.
City officials take step as East Bay district considers tapping the Sacramento River for the first time.
(BCN) East Bay Municipal Utility District directors voted 5-2 Tuesday to increase customers’ water rates by 19.25 percent over the next two years to pay for infrastructure and maintenance work. The rate hike calls for the typical single-family EBMUD customer to pay an extra $8.15 a month in water rates over the next two years […]
After 18 years of increasing rates, the East Bay Municipal Utility District will vote Tuesday on a plan to hike rates yet again. If the district’s board of directors approves a proposed budget, water rates will go up 9.75 percent starting July 1 of this year and another 9.5 percent the year after. The average […]
Happy Black Friday. We stayed home and slept overnight, like we usually do, so we could get up this morning and tell you about all the people in the Bay Area who ate turkey yesterday, fell into a tryptophan-induced nap, then got up to shop, shop, shop all night. The San Jose Mercury News and […]