Written by Albert Sanchez, Tuolumne County Master Gardener
Plants, animals and human beings need water to survive. One of the primary sources of water in Tuolumne County is Lyon’s Reservoir, fed by water from Pinecrest Lake, which is operated by Pacific Gas & Electric (PG & E) for renewable, electrical power generation. Pinecrest receives its water from melted snow that drains a 27-square-mile watershed above the lake.
To view the complete article that appeared in MyMotherLode.com on July 29, 2012, click on the following link Save Water to Save Money