Protect Our Groundwater Resources at the Polls

We have an opportunity on Election Day to protect two critical resources that are inextricably linked: open space in our local watersheds and the life-giving water that flows through our valley.

Groundwater: Protecting Silicon Valley’s Buried Treasure

California made history this month by ending its “Wild West” policy of allowing uncontrolled groundwater pumping by nearly any landowner in the state.

San Jose’s Water Rate Hike: Paying for Pipes before They Pop

San Jose Water Company proposed in 2012 to increase water rates nearly 40 percent over three years. A report on the proposed rate increase shows that, to a large degree, the project is tied to a a worthwhile expansion of our water recycling infrastructure.