A dry January comes to a close

A dry January comes to a close

Rainfall in Santa Cruz is rarely normal. It either rains a lot, or we have prolonged dry spells. Annual rainfall to date is slightly above average, 16.36″ compared to YTD historical average of 15.39.”   Rainfall at Loch Lomond is behind average, with...
After a stormy week, how is our water supply?

After a stormy week, how is our water supply?

Those of us living in Santa Cruz know what the rain was like. It was intense and frequent. At my house in Live Oak, there were three days out of four, starting on Sunday December 1, which produced almost 2″ of rain in a 24-hour period. By the end of the week, we...
Comments on Santa Cruz Mid-County Groundwater Basin Groundwater Sustainability Plan

October 23, 2018 – Water for Santa Cruz Meeting Notes

Discussion of Gary’s candidacy, which has gotten our issue of water transfers into the public view  – whether he wins or not. About 25–30 people attended Aptos Library presentation that Becky arranged, including Bruce Jaffe and Gary; Bruce Daniels also attended, as...
Midyear Water Report

Midyear Water Report

Laguna Creek     The water chemistry testing of Santa Cruz and Soquel Creek water has been completed. The results indicate that there are no problems mixing surface water from Santa Cruz with groundwater from Soquel Creek’s wells. So, Water Transfers are on!...