The impact of California’s drought is readily apparent in Bay Area creeks, and the picture isn’t very pretty for the wildlife depending on them.
On Tuesday, the water supply to the creek was cut by about 60 percent as South Bay water officials try to conserve what little water they have to work with.
Water officials said they need to reduce flows from Lexington Reservoir to Los Gatos Creek by more than half, so there’s enough water to keep at least some the creek wet until the winter.
Two brothers drowned and their sister and brother survived after the siblings’ canoe capsized in the Lexington Reservoir near Los Gatos on Sunday, according to the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office.
Two people are confirmed dead after a canoe carrying four people capsized in a reservoir near Los Gatos Sunday afternoon.