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New S.F., East Bay Water Restrictions: ‘Mandatory,’ With No Penalties for Most

August 13, 2014 | 6:00 am

New S.F., East Bay Water Restrictions: ‘Mandatory,’ With No Penalties for Most

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Big districts seek to limit water use amid drought, but without strict enforcement measures.

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10 Percent Voluntary Water Cut for Hetch Hetchy’s S.F., Peninsula Customers

January 31, 2014 | 4:00 pm

10 Percent Voluntary Water Cut for Hetch Hetchy’s S.F., Peninsula Customers

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City officials take step as East Bay district considers tapping the Sacramento River for the first time.

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San Francisco May Ban Bottled Water Sales on Public Property

December 18, 2013 | 6:30 am

San Francisco May Ban Bottled Water Sales on Public Property

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Tap water would save city money, help the environment — and it tastes just as good, if not better.

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Rim Fire: Update on San Francisco Water Supply

August 26, 2013 | 3:40 pm

Rim Fire: Update on San Francisco Water Supply

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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 […]

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January 25, 2013 | 8:16 am

A.M. Splash: Plan to Drain Hetch Hetchy Stymied; Ellison May Bid on Sacto Kings; BART May Boost WiFi; Bill Would Reduce Cougar Killing

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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 […]

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