• WSAC's joint study session with the City Council: 6.23.15
  • Loch Lomond in spring 2015.
  • Committee Members discussing the scenario exercise at the Simpkins Center.
  • A presentation during the April 22, 2015 Enrichment Session
  • Much needed winter rain at Wilder Ranch State Park.
  • A presentation during the 4/8/15 installment of the Enrichment Series: Adapting Water Supply Planning to Climate Change
  • North Coast Tour, WSAC
    Water processing tanks at the Graham Hill Treatment Plant
  • A presentation during the Santa Cruz Water Supply Strategies & Ideas Convention on October 16, 2014.

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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.

News & Noteworthy

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...

Santa Cruz Water Advisory Group Offers Effort Update

Santa Cruz Sentinel
Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Meet a Committee Member

David Baskin

David Baskin, Water Supply Advisory Committee

David Baskin represents and is chairperson of the SC Water Commission. He is founder of BaskinGrant law firm. Prior to retirement he represented clients in civil matters, both litigation and non-litigation. He was a continuing education panelist in the areas of Mediation, Arbitration, and the Use of Experts in Litigation. He has served as a private mediator, arbitrator and Judge Pro Tempore for the Santa Cruz County Superior Court. Mr. Baskin achieved Martindale Hubbell's highest peer rating, AV.