When water comes out of a tap in The City, one thing is certain. It didn’t originate in San Francisco.
The tens of millions of gallons of potable water delivered each day by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission are entirely piped in from elsewhere. But agency officials want to change that. Read More
Future attempts to consider draining the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir such as the one that voters rejected in November could face a new hurdle: approval by water agencies representing millions of residents in Alameda, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. Read More
Supporters of an effort to study the removal of a San Francisco drinking water reservoir in Yosemite National Park are calling on broadcasters to remove their opponent’s ad from the airwaves. Read More
Although San Francisco’s water utility has come under fire this election season for not doing more conservation, the agency is pointing to some successes in updating the faucets, shower heads and toilets for one of its biggest users. Read More
The ballots are out — and the gloves are off — in the fight over whether San Francisco should study draining and replacing its primary water reservoir in the Hetch Hetchy Valley of beloved Yosemite National Park. Read More
The latest battle in the intermittent centurylong war to drain the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir in Yosemite National Park is intensifying as the Nov. 6 election approaches. Read More
Proponents of a November ballot measure to study the overhaul of San Francisco’s water supply remained unsatisfied Tuesday morning when a Superior Court judge declined to alter the proposition’s wording. Read More
Ballot language describing November’s Proposition F confusingly suggests the measure would mean swift removal of Yosemite’s Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, attorneys for an environmental group argued
Tuesday. Read More
A fight over wording for a San Francisco ballot measure about the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir’s future is scheduled to be in court today. Read More
A measure on the November ballot will ask voters whether they want San Francisco to study restoring Hetch Hetchy Valley.
The same measure will ask people whether they want to study draining the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir.
Opponents in this upcoming ballot fight are hunkering down in their trenches about the language that will be used to describe the measure to voters. And to an extent, both sides are right. Read More