Despite Drought, Aging Anderson Reservoir To Be Drained To Prevent 'Catastrophic' FloodThe idea of completely draining one of the Bay Area’s largest reservoirs of drinking water might be shocking to drought-conscious Californians. But that’s exactly what will happen next year when a seismic retrofit will begin at Anderson Dam and Reservoir near Morgan Hill.
Ironically, Wet Year May Push Up South Bay Water RatesThe abundance of ground water after the heavy rainfall in 2010 and 2011, and the success of conservation efforts, has ironically led the Santa Clara Valley Water District to try and raise rates to make up for lower demand.

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