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April 16, 2021

Tag: water

No rain may not mean a drought — yet

This may be great weather for weekend fun, but a continued lack of rainfall has state and federal officials worried about a return of...

Officials discuss 2017 challenges

Hollister, San Juan Bautista and San Benito County faced numerous challenges this year that ranged from rampant growth in the cannabis industry to tainted...

Question of the Week: Water

Winter storms brought much needed water to the parched state earlier this year, but with a growing population and industry needs, water conservation is...

Officials weigh local water rules after state pullback

Although the state has revoked mandatory water restrictions for residential users after a relatively wet winter, this county’s authorities are examining whether to implement locally based conservation rules.

Water district dispute threatens McAlpine Lake’s future

The three-year legal dispute between the San Benito County Water District and McAlpine Lake over water pumping rates went to court last week. And if the district succeeds in cutting off the lake’s underground supply, the recreation facility’s owner, Randall McAlpine, says it could force him to close the lake to the public.

Water at crux of debate over Tres Pinos project

A proposal for a 21-home subdivision in Tres Pinos, with a population of about 500, may come down to availability of water.

Novack: Recycled water pumps to ag users

The water district, in collaboration with the City of Hollister, has developed a recycled water program. The program is designed to shift part of our future water supplies to more locally-controlled and reliable sources of water. Nothing is more reliable and sustainable for the planet than recycled water.

Business Council to host water forum

The San Benito County Business Council is hosting a water information forum from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Sept. 17 at San Juan Oaks located at 3825 Union Road outside Hollister, according to announcement from the organization.

Hollister council OKs water discount for low-income seniors

Hollister City Council members Monday approved a 25 percent discount on the first tier of water use for low-income senior citizens.

Aromas project brings water reliability to neighborhoods

Residents in 59 homes on the south end of Aromas can take in more than a breath of fresh air. Soon, they can take a gulp of fresh water, too.