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July 25, 2018

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Joe

I left out the bit about potentially draining the 117 billion gallon Hetch Hetchy to return it to it's natural state:

“Good meeting with Restore Hetch Hetchy,” Zinke tweeted, referring to the Bay Area organization that’s long advocated getting rid of the reservoir and returning Hetch Hetchy Valley to its natural state.

“Taking a fresh look at different opportunities and options to restore public access and recreation to the valley,” Zinke tweeted Sunday. The Department of the Interior did not respond to a request for more details about the secretary’s position.

https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/No-real-worry-that-Hetch-Hetchy-will-be-drained-13105043.php

What could go wrong with that????

Cassandra

Water is good.

Bob C.

I have been to Hetch Hetchy; also known as Little Yosemite.
Wouldn’t it be something if it could be drained and the valley restored to a semblance if its wonderous natural state.

Joe

Sure it would but not at the expense of water security for several million people. We are critically short of reservoir and underground storage capacity NOW, so why decrease that by 117 billion gallons with no replacement plan in place?

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