Water District Seeks To Minimize Impact From Quickly Draining Anderson ReservoirThe Santa Clara Valley Water District wants to move quickly to drain the Anderson Reservoir and seismically retrofit the dam, but it also wants to move carefully to minimize impacts once the water is let go.
Federal Regulators Order Draining Of Anderson Reservoir Due To Earthquake RiskThe Santa Clara Valley Water District said Monday that it agrees with federal regulators' orders to move forward with the project to drain the Anderson Reservoir to reduce risk to the public in the event of an earthquake.
Small Quake Strikes North Of Anderson Dam In Morgan HillA small earthquake struck Morgan Hill several miles from the Anderson Dam early Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Emails Show San Jose City Leaders Could Have Warned Residents Before FloodEmails sent before the storm that devastated parts of San Jose with flooding show city leaders knew it was going to be a disaster.
Quake Fears Force Massive Water Release From Anderson DamConcerns over the ability of the Anderson Dam to withstand a major quake has forced officials to open an outlet pipe, dumping thousands of gallons of fresh water into the Coyote Creeks and out into the San Francisco Bay.
Newly-Discovered Faults Delay Seismic Retrofit of Anderson Reservoir in Santa Clara CountyThe discovery of new faults near one of the Bay Area's largest dams has pushed back plans for a seismic retrofit to early 2018.
Cal Fire Rescues 3 Hikers In Morgan Hill Cal Fire crews rescued three people who got stuck climbing the face of the Anderson Reservoir Dam just outside of Morgan Hill Thursday afternoon, a Cal Fire battalion chief said.
Despite Drought, Aging Anderson Reservoir To Be Drained To Prevent 'Catastrophic' FloodThe idea of completely draining one of the Bay Area’s largest reservoirs of drinking water might be shocking to drought-conscious Californians. But that’s exactly what will happen next year when a seismic retrofit will begin at Anderson Dam and Reservoir near Morgan Hill.