The Lake Effect

San Bernardino city and water officials want to carve out a network of lakes and streams in a controversial attempt to spur development in this ailing desert city.

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September 25, 2000, 1:00 PM PDT

By Abhijeet Chavan @http://twitter.com/legalaidtech


"Many cities struggle to solve their problems. This city wants to drown them." San Bernardino city and water officials want to carve out a network of lakes and streams in a controversial attempt to spur development in this ailing desert city. "San Bernardino sits on two major earthquake faults, along with a vast, hidden lake less than 20 feet underground. Federal geologists call it a dangerous mix." The propoposed redevelopment project would take 20 years and require relocating thousands of people.

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

Monday, September 25, 2000 in The San Diego Union-Tribune

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