San Lorenzo River flowing strongly

San Lorenzo River flowing strongly

The San Lorenzo River is again flowing nicely The steady  and regular precipitation we have enjoyed since the Thanksgiving weekend is now showing up in the San Lorenzo water shed. This is a picture of the San Lorenzo river flow. Anything over 30 cfs is healthy flow....
Rainstorms, Tree rings and ridges of High pressure

Rainstorms, Tree rings and ridges of High pressure

This past week has seen a major storm come through Central Coastal California. It has deposited over 4” in town and over 10” in the higher regions of the Santa Cruz Watersheds. This has been very welcome to us all. Two interesting studies were released in the last...
Steady Rain, Habitat Conservation, and Aquifer Recharge.

Steady Rain, Habitat Conservation, and Aquifer Recharge.

Solutions are being presented! Water Supply Study Group hears about the Habitat Conservation plan. Wednesday, December 3rd, 2 Environmental consultants who have worked with the city for several years, presented on their models for predicting Santa Cruz Water...
Desal Cost Creep in SB

Desal Cost Creep in SB

It costs a lot of money to make salt water in to fresh water… The following is an excerpt from the Santa Barbara Independent Newspaper. “Santa Barbara’s acting water czar Josh Haggmark warned the City Council it might cost as much as $40 million to...