New tunnels, pipes eyed for Peninsula

Major water-system project aims to make Peninsula's aging infrastructure more sturdy, efficient

Other cities have hurricanes, wildfires and floods -- San Francisco has earthquakes. And nothing gets a major water project moving faster in northern California than a major quake, said Maureen Barry, spokesperson for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission.

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Posted by carlos
a resident of Embarcadero Oaks/Leland
on Jul 30, 2009 at 12:03 am

YEAH take all the water you like san franciscans take it away from the san joaquin valley farmers who USED to raise food for this nation. You may drink the water but get ready to not eat.

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Posted by Walter_E_Wallis
a resident of Midtown
on Jul 30, 2009 at 7:24 pm

Walter_E_Wallis is a registered user.

Folks who build in some fire prone areas are being required to store up to 20,000 gallons of water on site for fire emergencies. Why not require every house here to store say 1,000 gallons?

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