WATER

Environmental review docs released for controversial Delta tunnel plan

Thousands of pages of environmental review documents were released today on the…

 

Carlsbad desalination plant produces 15 billion gallons of fresh water in first year

A mere year after opening, the Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant…

 

Take that, drought! ‘Incredibly wet’ October lifts SF’s water supply

Rain is falling from the skies at a rate San Francisco hasn’t…

 

CA water year ends with 60% of state still in extreme drought

California's 2016 water year ended Friday, marking a fifth consecutive dry year…

SF advances plans to blend Hetch Hetchy water with groundwater

San Francisco’s plan to mix groundwater with Hetch Hetchy drinking water advanced…

Drought is less bleak so restrictions ease up

The weather is wetter than last year amid California’s ongoing drought, but…

Feds say everyone in Flint can drink filtered tap water

DETROIT — Filtered tap water is safe for everyone in Flint, Michigan,…

San Francisco’s underground river

Ever hear that adage: “You don’t buy beer; you just rent it”?…

Smuin Ballet premieres ‘Oasis’

After a four-year drought relieved by a season of El Niño rain,…

California craft beer brewers balance drafts and drought

FALLBROOK — Amid severe drought, the water board in this Southern California…

Edward Burtynsky photos serve as environmental warning

Edward Burtynsky isn’t your typical nature photographer: His works, often beautiful, also…

Scoop: Tom Selleck accused of stealing water amid state drought

The title character of “Magnum, P.I.” faced some pretty ludicrous villains, but…

New water restrictions in SF not as drastic as other parts of state

San Francisco water customers — who were already some of the stingiest…

California pledges changes in protecting underground water

California is proposing broad changes in the way it protects underground water…

Complaints of water waste in SF should go through 311; Civic Center Plaza exempted

A longtime San Francisco resident and neighborhood group leader recalled being flabbergasted…

Airport, parks not cutting water use by 10 percent goal

The grass is browner, fountains are shut off, trucks and equipment haven't…

Water use continues as normal despite California drought

California is still in the throes of an epic drought. But Bay…

California snowpack at 18 percent of average

With summer approaching state water managers say California's snowpack is at 18…

Blending contaminated SF groundwater with Hetch Hetchy supply makes it safe to drink, experts say

San Francisco tap water will soon come with some bacteria and nitrate,…

Bad news: Calif. snowpack 17 percent of normal

The man in charge of surveying California's snowpack to measure the amount of…