Hetch Hetchy http://kalw.org en Prop F went down the drain, but water issues remain http://kalw.org/post/prop-f-went-down-drain-water-issues-remain <p></p><p>The only local ballot measure San Franciscans rejected on Election Day was Measure F. It would have prompted an $8 million study into taking down the O’Shaugnessy Dam and Hetch Hetchy Reservoir in Yosemite National Park, which currently supplies water for San Francisco and dozens of other Bay Area counties.</p> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 00:55:02 +0000 Ben Trefny 19332 at http://kalw.org Prop F went down the drain, but water issues remain East Bay Express Opinion: San Francisco against the world http://kalw.org/post/east-bay-express-opinion-san-francisco-against-world <p>Can the city end its exploitation of Yosemite National Park?</p> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 22:37:53 +0000 Kate Looby 18344 at http://kalw.org East Bay Express Opinion: San Francisco against the world An argument for draining the Hetch Hetchy http://kalw.org/post/argument-draining-hetch-hetchy <p><em>Eighty-five percent of San Francisco's water comes from the Hetch Hetchy reservoir. San Francisco&nbsp;<a href="http://ballotpedia.org/wiki/index.php/San_Francisco_Hetch_Hetchy_Reservoir_Initiative,_Proposition_F_(November_2012)">Proposition F </a>calls for the city to begin evaluating the option of draining the reservoir. Before the Hetch Hetchy Valley was flooded, or the O’Shaughnessy Dam was built, environmentalists led by John Muir put up a big fight to keep it protected.</em></p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 16:22:00 +0000 Martina Castro 7405 at http://kalw.org An argument for draining the Hetch Hetchy