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Santa Clara Valley Water District

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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

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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

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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 5–12/17/2010

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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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Southbay Flood Awareness Campaign Stresses Preparedness

With the rainy season here, the Santa Clara Valley Water District is launching a flood-awareness campaign.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/04/2010

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