San Jose, Santa Clara Valley Water District Improve Flood Protections in Time for Winter

Since an historic flood in February, San Jose and the water district have spent the past nine months bolstering defenses against future disasters.

Water District Resists Installing Low-Tech Pumps that Might Have Prevented San Jose Flood

Silicon Valley’s flood protection agency might have prevented the Anderson Dam from overflowing earlier this year, but failed to act.

New Emails Show Water District Limited Flow of Information to City Days before San Jose Flood

Newly released emails show the SCV Water District and city were communicating well ahead of the flood. Then the communication ended.

Floodgate: How the Water District and City’s Comedy of Errors Became a Local Tragedy

An inside look at how thousands of homes in San Jose were evacuated due to heavy flooding and a comedy of errors that became a tragedy.

Flooding in San Jose Prompts Evacuations, Rescue Missions

Rising waters have prompted daring rescues and forced evacuations of residents, homeless people and office buildings in the South Bay.