Monthly Archives: November 2011

How Much Is Enough?

“We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of our time, How much is enough?” – Wendell Berry We don’t know how much money has been committed under contract on desalination studies—probably close to $20 million. … Continue reading

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Decision Day for City Council

City Council meeting: Tuesday, November 22, 7pm Email: CityCouncil@cityofsantacruz.com On several occasions members of the Santa Cruz City Council have expressed the sentiment that desalination should be a last resort. Other strategies to make better use of existing resources should … Continue reading

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Fish Habitat & Desalination

On November 22 the City Council has a chance to choose a direction in how it plans to cope with a mandate to reduce diversion of water from area streams in order to allow more ample stream flows needed for … Continue reading

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Truth Suffers, But Progress Made

There were several important positive developments at last night’s City Council study session on water issues. A truthful description of our drought risk was not one of them.

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