Report on the First Phase of WSAC's work: the Recon Report
This report is included in the packet for the January 27 Santa Cruz City Council meeting
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
The Recon Report provides an in-depth account of the process the Water Supply Advisory Committee went through during their first phase of work, AKA "Recon." Recon prepared WSAC members for the second and most critical phase of their work, where they will analyze water supply alternatives in depth and make recommendations to the Santa Cruz City Council.
WSAC Recommendations and Next Steps -- October 2015
Thursday, October 22, 2015
WSAC Recommendations and Next Steps
Conservation-- In addition to the existing conservation programs such as home and business evaluations, water saving rebates, water budgetts for large landscapes and free water-saving devices, the WSAC recommends looking at new programs, such as increased rebates and better management of peak season demand. The goal of additional programs is to further reduce demand by 200...
Sue represents the unincorporated-area users of City water on the WSAC. She came to Santa Cruz during the 1970s’ drought to teach environmental economics and statistics at UCSC. She enjoyed teaching too much to get tenure, so she spent the next three decades teaching at Cabrillo until retirement. One of her teaching interests was to showcase the varieties of collaboration that communities develop for natural resource protection. Key factors in community-based resource protection include transparency, accountability, and a sense that everyone’s concerns are addressed. She feels fortuna