Santa Clara Valley Water District
It stems from an incident on January 12, when a small amount of hydraulic oil leaked into a South Bay reservoir.
Water officials in Santa Clara County are still advising residents to conserve, but are not making it mandatory this year.
The technology provides treated water to the tap.
The Santa Clara Valley Water District Board of Directors Tuesday took a step toward fluoridating the county’s water system.
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.
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.
Dozens of creeks in the South Bay will benefit from the volunteers participating in Saturday’s National River Clean-Up Day.
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.
A flood protection project is moving forward in San Jose, despite a lack of federal funding.
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.