Santa Clara Valley Water District
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.
A series of winter storms are bearing down on the Bay Area and California, promising a wet weekend and possible flooding into next week.
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.
With the rainy season here, the Santa Clara Valley Water District is launching a flood-awareness campaign.