Hidden Flood Risk for San Francisco Bay Area Communities Lurks Underground

Flooding linked to rising groundwater levels is a neglected consequence of rising seas. Bigger walls won't keep it out.

Speaking Of Water With Peter Gleick - California Drinking Water Bill

Dr. Peter Gleick, President Emeritus of the Pacific Institute, discusses the new clean water bill signed by California Governor Gavin Newsom.

In Bid for Cleaner Water, California Seeks Arranged Utility Marriages

Uniting small, failing utilities with larger neighbors can fix water problems.

Severe Drinking Water Contamination Surfaces After Brutal Camp Fire

California town’s water pipes fouled by benzene and other toxic compounds.

With Alternate Water Sources, Some Paradise Businesses Reopen

County health department requires trucked-in water for restaurants.

Scenes From Paradise, Four Months After the Camp Fire

The Camp Fire was the most destructive in California's history. Recovery will take years.

‘It Will Probably Resemble a Military Operation’: Q&A with Andrew Whelton on Recovery of Paradise Water System

Andrew Whelton leads a Purdue University research team that is advising the town’s water utility.

Despite Unity of Purpose, Familiar Schisms Appear As California Lawmakers Rekindle Clean Water Funding Debate

Three options on are the table for helping water utilities deliver clean water.

California Water Board Outlines $606M Bill Assistance Program

The state looks for ways to help poor households with the increasing cost of drinking water.

Counting Homes Cut Off From Water Is A Data Collection Nightmare

California utilities revolt against state attempt for more water shutoff information.

California Water Board Delays Affordability Report

Citing the need for more deliberation, California regulators delayed publication of a report that will outline their preferred plan to fund and manage a statewide program to help poor residents pay their water bills.

California Hepatitis Outbreak Has Killed 19 People

State health emergency declared in response to largest U.S. hepatitis A outbreak in more than two decades.