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.
"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.
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