Valley Water District Loses Yet Another High-Ranking Executive

The Golden Spigot has lost yet another high-ranking executive—Chief Administrative Officer Susan Stanton—barely 10 months after her hire.

San Jose Mayor, Water District Chair Trade Barbs in Letters about Special Meeting on Flood

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and John Varela, the local water district chair, are sparring in dueling letters about the San Jose flood disaster.

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.

Rising Seas, Federal Inaction and Donald Trump Turn Climate Change into a Local Issue

Faced with a science-averse president-elect, local communities have no choice but to fend for themselves in the fight against climate change.

Water District Staff Gets Testy, Defends RMC Deal that Will Cost $103 Million, Offer Little Benefit

The SCV Water District recently signed off on a $5 million deal for RMC Water and Environment, and arguments defending it have raised eyebrows.

Despite Water District Board’s Calls for Audit, RMC to Receive $5.2 Million Contract Extension

A multi-million dollar decision affecting Silicon Valley’s flood protection will almost assuredly go overlooked Tuesday night.