Santa Clara Valley Water District

(Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Santa Clara Officials Hope New Technology Will Help During Droughts

The technology provides treated water to the tap.

02/11/2012

(Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

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.

11/16/2011

Anderson Reservoir (Cal Fire)

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/07/2011

Alviso: Mallard Slough & Environmental Education Center (baytrail.abag.ca.gov)

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/01/2011

(CBS)

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/21/2011

(Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Ironically, Wet Year May Push Up South Bay Water Rates

The 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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/14/2011

Guadalupe River

San Jose Flood Protection Project Moving Forward

A flood protection project is moving forward in San Jose, despite a lack of federal funding.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/23/2011

(Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Debate Swells In San Jose Over Fluoridated Drinking Water

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/22/2011

A pedestrian jumps over standing water during a rain storm in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Bracing For Wet Weekend

A series of winter storms are bearing down on the Bay Area and California, promising a wet weekend and possible flooding into next week.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/17/2010

flooding, floods, rain

South Bay Crews Prepare For Possible Flooding

Santa Clara Valley Water District crews were busy Friday bracing for possible flooding from the rain hitting the Bay Area which is expected to last until the next week.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/17/2010

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