Water

Study on Tearing Down Hetch Hetchy Misses the Mark image

Study on Tearing Down Hetch Hetchy Misses the Mark

A new study sponsored by a group determined to tear down the Bay Area’s leading clean water and power infrastructure tried to make an economic ca...
Senate Clean Drinking Water Proposal Gets Councils Nod image

Senate Clean Drinking Water Proposal Gets Councils Nod

The Bay Area Council Water and Climate Resilience Committee met on Tuesday to vet competing proposals in the state Assembly and Senate to solve Cal...
Study Will Explore Bringing Ferries to Berkeley image

Study Will Explore Bringing Ferries to Berkeley

The Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) on Thursday (May 9) approved moving forward with a study to explore the feasibility of expandin...
Council Hears from State Water Board Chair on Controversial Cuts image

Council Hears from State Water Board Chair on Controversial Cuts

Against a backdrop of lawsuits and accusations of water grabs, state Water Resources Control Board Chair Felicia Marcus addressed a packed house a...
Gov. Newsom’s Proposed Budget a Good First Step for Addressing California’s Major Challenges image

Gov. Newsom’s Proposed Budget a Good First Step for Addressing California’s Major Challenges

The Bay Area Council today applauded Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed 2019-20 budget as a good first step in addressing California’s major challeng...
Optimism, Anxiety over Water Plan and Bay Restoration image

Optimism, Anxiety over Water Plan and Bay Restoration

The Bay Area Council Water Committee received mixed news as state regulators continued their plan to reclaim water from the Bay Area and other regi...

State Approves Water Cuts; SF Eyes Plan Warily

State regulators approved a controversial water plan late Wednesday (Dec. 12) that the Bay Area Council Economic Institute estimated could gut regi...

Supreme Court Rejects Bid to Dismantle Hetch Hetchy

The California Supreme Court on Wednesday (Oct. 17) pounded yet another nail in the coffin of a misguided effort to tear down the system that provi...

Hetch Hetchy Tour Highlights Latest Threat to the System

Bay Area Council Water Committee Chairs Andy Ball and Jim Levine this week led a coalition of business leaders on an overnight tour of the Hetch He...

Flawed Plan Would Decimate Bay Area Water Reliability

War has been declared on the Bay Area’s largest source of freshwater, with grave implications for residents and businesses that go way beyond let...
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