Easing the Drought on the Hillsborough
You'd think in the midst of a three-year drought - with little rainfall forecast for the next two months - that the source of drinking water for the Bay Area's largest city would be a bit shriveled, to say the least.
So with that thought I recently hopped onboard a pontoon boat.
As the pontoon motored out of its slip in the middle portion of the Hillsborough River, my misconceptions were drowned in its tannin-stained depths. No limestone sticks out of shallow water. No newly-exposed beaches lined its lowered banks.
And that means looking at this wide part of the Hillsborough, you'd never know we're in a drought.
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