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MASSIVE QUAKE ROCKS MEXICO: 7.2 Magnitude Hits Near Acapulco

Santa Clara Valley Water District

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Another Mistake Made On Ballot Measure By South Bay Water Officials

For the second time in as many weeks, Santa Clara County water officials have made a mistake in wording on a proposed ballot measure.


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2-Word Ballot Measure Mistake Could Cost Santa Clara Water District $548M

A two-word mistake could threaten a half-billion dollar tax measure in Santa Clara County.


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Phil Matier: Water Rates To Rise If Governor’s Delta Water Project Is Built

Several Bay Area water agencies plan to raise rates if a massive Delta water diversion project, proposed last week by Gov. Jerry Brown, actually gets built.


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Santa Clara County Investigated For Possible Water Pollution Law Violations

It stems from an incident on January 12, when a small amount of hydraulic oil leaked into a South Bay reservoir.


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Santa Clara County Residents Avoid Mandatory Water Conservation

Water officials in Santa Clara County are still advising residents to conserve, but are not making it mandatory this year.


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Santa Clara Officials Hope New Technology Will Help During Droughts

The technology provides treated water to the tap.


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Santa Clara Valley Water District Takes Step Toward Fluoridation

The Santa Clara Valley Water District Board of Directors Tuesday took a step toward fluoridating the county’s water system.


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Seismic Study Allows South Bay Dam To Hold More Water

The Anderson Reservoir near Morgan Hill has been forced to release thousands of gallons of water because the dam is an earthquake hazard, but a new seismic study is recommending capacity be increased.


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Alviso Waterway Reconnected To The Bay

Mother Nature scored another victory Wednesday in the ongoing fight to return San Francisco Bay to its natural habitat, as water officials threw open the gates to a water control project in Alviso.



South Bay Creeks Benefit From National River Clean-Up Day

Dozens of creeks in the South Bay will benefit from the volunteers participating in Saturday’s National River Clean-Up Day.