Tag Archives: East Bay Municipal Utility District

The East Bay Municipal Utility District officers visits Briones Reservoir in Contra Costa County.

EBMUD declares stage 4 drought and takes steps to curb water use

This year is the driest in recorded history in California. This has forced the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) to declare a stage 4 drought, the highest stage ever announced in the area, although even...
The East Bay Municipal Utility District plans to lay a major new water pipeline beneath 23rd Street. Construction is slated to begin in 2021. (map courtesy of EBMUD)

Major water pipeline proposed for 23rd Street

The East Bay Municipal Utility District, which supplies drinking water and water treatment to East Bay cities from Castro Valley to Crockett, has announced plans to lay new three-foot-wide water pipes beneath a stretch of...
Cities all around the Bay Area are having issues with old wastewater collection pipes. Photo by Veronica Moscoso.

Neglected pipes result in rate increase

An aging and leaky system is responsible for the sewer rate hike for residents within the Richmond Municipal Sewer District.