Even in the vehemently eco-friendly Bay Area, we still flush our toilets with drinking water. But, two cities in the East Bay are making sure the water getting flushed down the drain doesn’t go to waste.
The demand for additional housing in Silicon Valley is producing results, but some are concerned over-building could create the next housing bubble.
Civil Grand Jury Urges Santa Cruz County Desalination Plant, Warns Of Environmental Disaster From Drought
A desalination plant for Santa Cruz County has been talked about and studied for years, and now, a civil grand jury said it is the only solution to averting an environmental disaster.
The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission will mix Hetch Hetchy water with San Francisco groundwater and said the supply will be safe for consumption.
Links for California Drought agencies, water levels, conditions, climate data, dam projects, and reservoir storage.
Safeway spokesman Brian Dowling said the chain already buys some pork from producers who are phasing out gestation crates. The Pleasanton-based company has not set a deadline for going completely crate-free.
After a dry start to the year, the recent four day rainstorm helped boost to the Bay Area’s water supply and the Sierra snowpack.