Wasted $$: Crazy Plan To Refill Reservoir

This was one of the “Runaway Mayor” Dan Cort’s sustainable schemes. Bad idea – especially for the residents that live north of the thing in case of an earthquake.

One reason I do not trust the city with more of my tax money.

A $45,000 study on the feasibility of reactivating California American Water’s empty reservoir in Pacific Grove as a catch basin for storm water runoff and a source of irrigation water for the city’s golf course and parks will be presented Wednesday to the Pacific Grove City Council.

Wasted $$: Crazy Plan To Refill Reservoir

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  1. It cost us that $45,000 to tell us it will cost millions to rebuild the reservoir. Duh.

    http://www.montereyherald.com/ci_13831553

    Bringing the David Avenue Reservoir back online to provide irrigation water for Pacific Grove’s golf course, parks and landscaping would cost $12 million to $20 million, according to a report this week to the City Council.

    The report by consultant William Everest was the result of a $45,000 feasibility study funded by the city last year. The city is seeking a way to recycle storm water runoff to meet state requirements for managing storm water in areas of special biological significance, such as the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.

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