Water-Related News from Local Newspapers for November 7, 2012

  • News
  • by BPC Staff
  • on November 7, 2012

From the San Francisco Chronicle: “Hetch Hetchy Measure Swamped by Voters

-“San Francisco voters overwhelmingly rejected Proposition F, a plan that would have taken the first steps toward draining Hetch Hetchy Reservoir and drastically revamped the way much of the Bay Area gets its water.”


From the Sacramento Bee: “State Board Affirms Tougher Sewage Rules for Sacramento

-“Sacramento’s regional sewage agency appears likely to lose its appeal of a strict new wastewater treatment permit that already has triggered rate increases.”


Also from the Sacramento Bee: “Feds to Evaluate Rates Charged for Delta Water

-“The federal government is reviewing how much its clients pay for water pumped out of the Sacramento-San  Joaquin Delta and will update the public on the process on Nov. 16 in Sacramento.”