Drought depleting Bay Area reservoirs, driving urgent need for conservation
The state’s severe drought is transforming the landscape of our streams, lakes and reservoirs as the supply of water is depleted day by day. The changes at Uvas Reservoir in the hills above Morgan are readily apparent. The waterline has receded significantly as the footprint of the reservoir shrinks. … According to the Santa Clara County Water District, Uvas is currently at roughly 20% of its total capacity – basically 80% empty. And a district spokesperson says the situation is bad at all of the county’s reservoirs.
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