Tag: Hetch Hetchy
City officials take step as East Bay district considers tapping the Sacramento River for the first time.
Tap water would save city money, help the environment — and it tastes just as good, if not better.
Update 3:10 p.m. SF not “scrambling” to relocate water supply, says SFPUC We’ve seen some headlines out there about the Rim Fire threatening San Francisco’s water supply as it moves closer to the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir. AP wrote that water officials “were scrambling to fill area reservoirs with water from Hetch Hetchy before ash taints […]
A.M. Splash: Plan to Drain Hetch Hetchy Stymied; Ellison May Bid on Sacto Kings; BART May Boost WiFi; Bill Would Reduce Cougar Killing
Effort to drain Hetch Hetchy dealt major setback (Oakland Tribune) In a move that could be the political death knell for environmentalists’ efforts to drain Hetch Hetchy Reservoir in Yosemite National Park, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission has approved a plan to block the draining of the famed reservoir unless the 26 cities and […]