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Water from once-neglected, soon-to-be-silver fire hydrants helped save the neighborhood after the devastating earthquake.

Posted Date: 3/24/2014 9:00 AM

The Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant is the oldest and largest of the city's three, handling 80% of all water that passes through the city's sewers.

Posted Date: 3/21/2014 9:00 AM

But even as hope dims for a March miracle storm, climatologists say weather conditions could change this year if an El Niño takes shape.

Posted Date: 3/21/2014 9:00 AM

We have to show the public; because we have a water privilege, not a right; we have to show we’re good stewards of it

Posted Date: 3/10/2014 9:00 AM

San Francisco is learning its drought lessons — just in time for what is shaping up to be a dry and sunny March.

Posted Date: 3/10/2014 9:00 AM

Proponents say they hope the ban will put a dent in the nearly 60 million water bottles Americans use daily

Posted Date: 3/4/2014 9:00 AM

The Bay Area water system is a byzantine patchwork of agencies — more than 50 in all — that provides water to customers.

Posted Date: 2/28/2014 9:00 AM

While some see the tactic as perfectly reasonable, and feel proud to embrace it even during wet years, others are mortified.

Posted Date: 2/18/2014 9:15 AM

The divers spend hours scouring the bottom of each reservoir for any cracks or structural problems as well as anything that shouldn't be there.

Posted Date: 2/18/2014 9:00 AM

In SF water conservation efforts have been under way for decades - with significant results.

Posted Date: 2/1/2014 9:00 AM

Brace yourselves, folks: the worst drought conditions in California history have become a reality

Posted Date: 1/31/2014 12:00 PM