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.
Devastating Floods Not A Threat This Year Along San Jose's Coyote CreekThe Santa Clara Valley Water District is making room for more rain above Coyote Creek, but Anderson Reservoir is still nowhere near the capacity event that triggered devastating flooding in 2017.
Bay Area Reservoirs At Normal Levels Despite Recent Droughts, FloodingAfter fluctuating between extreme droughts and wetness in recent years, California's reservoir levels are trending toward normalcy.
California Water District Approves Up To $650M For TunnelsA Northern California water agency has voted to support Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to build two massive tunnels to remake the state's water system, renewing momentum behind the controversial project.
Santa Clara Valley Water District Considers Backing Massive Tunnel SystemSupport from the Santa Clara Valley Water District board could renew momentum behind one of the Democratic governor's top priorities as he prepares to leave office.
Silicon Valley Water Agency May Help Fund Delta Tunnels ProjectThe Santa Clara Valley Water District is scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether to commit up to $650 million to the controversial tunnel proposal.
A Year After San Jose's Coyote Creek Flooded, Much Has ChangedOn the one-year anniversary of the Coyote Creek flooding in San Jose, officials from the Santa Clara Valley Water District hosted a gathering at Rocksprings Park to honor those affected by the storms and discuss future plans for a study on flooding solutions.
Coyote Creek Flood Victims File Civil Complaint Against San Jose, Water DistrictMembers of more than 150 families affected by last year's Coyote Creek flood in San Jose announced they were suing the city and the Santa Clara Valley Water District, claiming the disaster could have been prevented.
City, Water District Approve Emergency Action Plan for Flooding in San JoseBoth the San Jose City Council and the Santa Clara Valley Water District board of directors approved a joint, creek Emergency Action Plan Friday to be enacted during potential flooding in San Jose.
South Bay Officials Consider Pacheco Reservoir Dam ProjectA South Bay water district is considering a plan to build a massive new dam that would add a lot more water storage to the Pacheco Reservoir.
State Red Tape Threatens South Bay Flood Control ProjectThe Santa Clara Valley Water District has filed a lawsuit against state officials, claiming too much bureaucracy is threatening the completion of a flood control project.
Water District Blames San Jose Officials For Failing To Act In FloodWater officials say San Jose city authorities received several warnings that flooding was imminent but failed to evacuate thousands of residents who were trapped in their homes after a creek broke its banks.
Recent El Niño Storms Lift Some South Bay Reservoirs To CapacityReservoirs in Santa Clara County are reaping the benefits of recent storms, with four reservoirs at capacity or above.
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.