San Jose Water Company
Saving water will be an even bigger task starting Monday for about a million people in Santa Clara County.
Crews are working around the clock to try to isolate and eliminate a source of E.coli contamination impacting the water supply in a San Jose neighborhood. Hundreds of homes and a school have been affected, and officials said it’s been that way for days.
An early Friday morning car crash damaged and cut the main water supply for an elementary school campus in San Jose, authorities said.
The San Jose Water Company has asked state regulators for permission to raise rates 44 percent over the next three years.
Plenty of other Bay Area cities already have fluoride in their drinking water. San Jose is considered the biggest city in the country without fluoridated drinking water.