Monthly Archives: January 2011

LAFCO, UCSC, & Desal

Barbara Kingsolver made an observation that applies to Santa Cruz County as much as any other place, “Civilization has been slow to give up on our myth of the Earth’s infinite generosity. Rather grandly, we have overdrawn our accounts.” In … Continue reading

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Time to Revise Old Assumptions

In 2003 the Santa Cruz Integrated Water Plan (IWP) was published which proposed a desalination plant. Several assumptions that led to the conclusion that we needed a plant have proven inaccurate. 2011 is the year that our elected leaders need … Continue reading

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