Water

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...

Sen. Feinstein Leads Landmark Shoreline Restoration Project Launch

Sen. Dianne Feinstein led a group of local, state and federal officials in a ceremony Friday in San Jose’s Alviso neighborhood launching the Sout...
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A Gusher of Water News

Water news was flowing this week as the Bay Area Council hit back at a new attempt to raze Hetch Hetchy reservoir, applauded funding for increased ...
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November Ballot Positions Announced

The Bay Area Council Executive Committee has adopted positions on a range of state and local ballot measures that voters will decide in November.

Responding to New Threat to Hetch Hetchy Water and Power System

The Bay Area Council today (July 24) issued the following statement following a recent visit by U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to Yosemite Nati...

COUNCIL-BACKED WATER STORAGE PROJECTS MOVE CLOSER TO REALITY

Three important Bay Area water storage projects that originally were slated to receive zero or only a small portion of available state funding are ...

New Study Will Explore Opportunities for Expanding, Deepening Bay Area, Fresno, Central Valley Megaregion Connections

The Bay Area Council Economic Institute and Central Valley Community Foundation today announced the launch of an in-depth study to examine Fresno...
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