Monday, August 26, 2013

Rim Fire Threatens San Francisco Water Supply

San Francisco has been included in the state of emergency declared as a result of the Rim Fire, which has been burning for a week in Yosemite National Park.  The fire continues to march toward O'Shaughnessy Dam at Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, which supplies electricity and water to San Francisco.  Two of three power generation plants have been shut down, but there has not yet been an impact to the city's water supply.


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