Official: Hetch Hetchy Upgrades, Seismic Retrofitting to Take Many Years
- Hetch Hetchy plan goes down the drain. Hemmelgarn, Seth // Bay Area Reporter;11/8/2012, Vol. 42 Issue 45, p2
The article informs that the voters of San Francisco, California did not approve the drain plan of Hetch Hetchy reservoir of California.
- Resurrecting Yosemite's twin. // New Scientist;11/10/2012, Vol. 216 Issue 2890, p5
The article reports on the November 2012 referendum in San Francisco, California, which would mandate the draining of the Hetch Hetchy reservoir in Yosemite National Park to restore the valley to its original state before it was flooded by the construction of a river dam in 1923.
- Effort Fails In San Francisco To Move Towards Draining Hetch Hetchy Valley In Yosemite National Park. // National Parks Traveler;11/8/2012, p2
The article offers information on a ballot undertaken to move San Francisco away from the reliance on the reservoir which submerged the Hetch Hetch Valley in Yosemite National Park, and it was overwhelmingly rejected by voters.The initiative would have required San Francisco to create a water...
- At the 'Bee,' more hell-raising ahead. Webster, Graham // Editor & Publisher;May2005, Vol. 138 Issue 5, p48
Reports on the editorial which won California-based newspaper "The Sacramento Bee" the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing. Number of editorials that have been put together by newspaper editor Tom Philp in August 2004 proposing to drain the reservoir at the Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite...
- Low-Flow Standards Aid Bay Area Water Usage. S. M. // Reeves Journal: Plumbing, Heating, Cooling;Mar2005, Vol. 85 Issue 3, p12
Discusses a report released by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission in California in 2004 which forecasted the residential water consumption in San Francisco. Decline in the water use in the bay area from 1987 to 1992; Increase in the water demand for water customers by 2030;...
- Vote yes on Prop. A. Achtenberg, Roberta // Bay Area Reporter;10/3/2002, Vol. 32 Issue 40, p6
Presents the benefits of voting for Proposition A in California. Authorization of revenue bonds to fund the rebuilding of the Hetchy Hetchy water system in Yosemite National Park; Environmental benefits to passing Proposition A.
- A dam difficult job. KELLER, SARAH JANE // High Country News;9/1/2014, Vol. 46 Issue 15, p5
The article focuses on how the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir in the Yosemite National Park supplies fresh water to residents and businesses based in San Francisco, California. Topics discussed include the snowpack that forms at a high meadow which then melts and feeds into the reservoir and the use of...
- Interior Says No More To Hetch Hetchy Expansion. // National Parks;Jan/Feb86, Vol. 60 Issue 1/2, p45
Reports on the decision of the United States Department of Interior to put a cap on any Hetch Hetchy Water and Power expansion within the Yosemite National Park in California. Reason behind the decision of the department; Reaction of environmental groups to the agency's decision.
- Gathered Around a Tower. Gross, Nancy // Water Efficiency;Sep/Oct2014, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p8
The author reflects on a risk of catastrophic collapse facing the Mountain Tunnel, which is part of Hetch Hetchy water system that supplies water to Bay Area residents in San Francisco, California, as a result of the repair of the Hetch Hetchy water system scheduled in 2014. She recalls a water...