Seawater Intrusion And The Nipomo Aquifer–Or, Whither The Water Crisis II

One of the popular pastimes these days in the local Nipomo water debate is discussing the health of the Nipomo Aquifer. One of the most common scare tactics used by those who argue that Nipomo is in the midst of a water crisis is to claim that the Nipomo aquifer is over drafted and is in imminent danger of sea water intrusion. Fortunately we can look at objective empirical data to help us answer the question about whether the Nipomo aquifer is over drafted and if it has experienced seawater intrusion, or whether we are in danger of seawater intrusion in the future. Continue reading

Opinions of NCSD Water Expert Robert Beeby, P.E. Or Whither The Water Crisis?

During the course of the lengthy Santa Maria Basin complex water litigation, our locally elected Nipomo Community Services District retained, in conjunction with other water purveyors, an expert witness to testify at trial. The expert the NCSD retained was Robert G. Beeby, P.E. of the consulting company, SAIC. You can see Mr. Beeby’s qualifications here: Beeby CV . You can read about SAIC’s qualifications here. On their website they describe their company: Continue reading

San Luis Obispo County Board Of Supvervisors Agenda 8/14/07

AGENDA   BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
David Edge

County Administrator

Harry L. Ovitt, 1st District
Bruce S. Gibson, 2nd District
Jerry Lenthall, Chairperson, 3rd District
K.H. “Katcho” Achadjian, 4th District
James R. Patterson, Vice-Chairperson, 5th District

     
AUGUST 14, 2007

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August 9, 2007 Planning Commission Hearing – Affordable Housing Ordinances

I received the following email from SLO County Planning Department, as I signed up for their email list. It includes information on the upcoming August 9, 2007 Planning Commission Hearings. I hope I uploaded the correct names to the pdf files. If not, I will try and correct the names later; but, they should at least all be there for anyone who wants to review them: Continue reading

San Luis Obispo County Board Of Supvervisors Agenda 8/7/07

AGENDA   BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
David EdgeCounty Administrator

Harry L. Ovitt, 1st District
Bruce S. Gibson, 2nd District
Jerry Lenthall, Chairperson, 3rd District
K.H. “Katcho” Achadjian, 4th District
James R. Patterson, Vice-Chairperson, 5th District

     
AUGUST 7, 2007  

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