Water Supply Advisory Committee

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 Santa Cruz Water Supply


In October 2013, the City Council directed City staff to develop a detailed community engagement program for a community examination of water supply issues. City staff has developed the foundation for an engagement process, which includes a professionally facilitated Water Supply Advisory Committee.

The Santa Cruz Water Supply Convention: Our Water, Our Future! Will be held on Thursday October 16, 2014 from 11AM - 9PM. Please visit the WSAC's website to find out more. Also, for more information and to rate individual initiatives on a rating scale, please visit the Civionmics website

For updated meeting materials, agendas, etc. please visit the Meeting Information page of the new website: Meeting Information.

For information on the Water Supply Advisory Committee scope of work, click here.

For frequently asked questions about the Water Supply Advisory Committee, click here.

At their February 11 meeting, the City Council appointed the following members to the WSAC:

  • Doug Engfer, city resident
  • Dana Jacobson, city resident
  • Charlie Keutmann, city resident
  • Suzanne Holt, non-city resident water customer
  • Rick Longinotti, Santa Cruz Desal Alternatives
  • Mike Rotkin, Sustainable Water Coalition
  • Sarah Mansergh, Santa Cruz Chapter of Surfrider Foundation
  • Greg Pepping, Coastal Watershed Council
  • Erica Stanojevic, Sierra Club
  • Peter Beckmann, Think Local First Santa Cruz County
  • Mark Mesiti-Miller, Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce
  • Sid Slatter, Santa Cruz County Business Council
  • David Green Baskin, city water commissioner
  • David Stearns, city water commissioner