DWR: Hetch Hetchy Idea Carries Hefty Price Tag

Saskal, Rich
July 2006
Bond Buyer;7/21/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32428, p4
Trade Publication
The article discusses the restoration of the Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park, California to natural conditions is feasible but costly, according to a report by the California Department of Water Resources. The report emerged following a 2004 legislative request from state legislators to review the Hetch Hetchy restoration studies and analyses prepared by various organizations and public agencies. The restoration project is estimated to cost between $3-10 billion.


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