Being prepared for future earthquakes

Sutro Reservoir seismic upgrade project (KTSF)

After last month’s Napa earthquake, people may think about if San Francisco’s water system is seismic realiable. How to prepare emergency water for you and your family…

SF Beaches app provides on-to-go water quality status

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The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) has launched a new user-friendly mobile phone application, SF Beaches, that provides on-the-go water quality status for 14 San Francisco beaches…

China: energy revolution threatens remote areas

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China plans to build five-dozen similar coal-to-gas plants countrywide in the hopes of reducing smog in the eastern cities while moving…

Drought causes earth’s crust to spring upward

The new study shows the a year and a half of drought has lost 63 trillion gallon of water across the Western United States…

Advanced recycled water plant opens in Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley Advanced Recycled Water Plant (KTSF)

Santa Clara Valley Water District celebrates the grand opening of the Silicon Valley Advanced…

California approves fines for water-wasters

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California water regulators have voted to approve fines up to $500 a day for residents who waste water…

San Francisco’s solutions to sea level rise

The City of San Francisco is along both coastline and shoreline. To find solutions to sea level rise is a very important issue…

Local governments prepare for rising sea levels

Many cities in the Bay Area are along the shoreline. How are those local government preparing for rising sea levels…

Most vulnerable areas in Bay Area when sea level rises

As things warming up, the glacier and the land ice in Greenland and Antarctica is starting to melt. When sea level rises, where are the most vulnerable areas in the Bay Area…