WATSONVILLE — The Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency will determine an overall plan of action to address the concerns about overdraft and seawater intrusion during a meeting Wednesday following a public workshop.
The public will have an opportunity to voice their input on the recommendations brought up by the Basin Management Plan Committee. The workshop will take place Wednesday at 4 p.m. at the Watsonville Civic Plaza, 275 Main St., fourth floor, Community Room.
Following the workshop at 7 p.m., the PVWMA Board will consider the committee's recommendations and determine a direction for the future. Development of further details and opportunities for public information and input will occur along the way.
The Pajaro Valley Groundwater Basin is an underground aquifer that provides water for Santa Cruz, Monterey and a small portion of San Benito County.
Because of increasing population and demand by farmers, the Pajaro Valley has been battling an overdraft of its water supply and subsequent inland saltwater intrusion for years. For the complete article see the 08-14-2012 issue.
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