Two stories surfaced that point to a new serious problem in SOMA. Sinking land under the weight of the towers. One Sinking and tilting tower may be blamed on bad engineering and design or a misunderstanding of the meaning of “landfill” where San Francisco Bay is concerned. As someone who was around for some of … More The Millennium Tower Mess is spreading.
by Jeremy Berke : nhregister – excerpt (includes maps) The world’s oceans are rapidly rising as waters warm and ice sheets melt. Coastal locations, like the San Francisco Bay Area, will be among the hardest hit by the rising tide. Beyond sea level rise, San Francisco is slowly sinking at a rate of up to 10 … More Disturbing before-and-after images show how Silicon Valley tech offices could be submerged by 2100
By Matthew Renda : courthousenews – excerpt PALO ALTO, Calif. (CN) – While this past winter busted California’s five-year drought, a new Stanford University study shows how the dry years did permanent damage to Central Valley aquifers. A satellite remote-sensing study performed by Stanford researchers shows a portion of the Central Valley sank by as … More Calif. Central Valley Sank 3 Feet During Historic Drought