"Small" Water Projects On Tap In P.G.

Only in government are projects costing from $2,000,000.00 to $17,000,000.00 considered “small projects”. They include reactivating the former waste treatment facility at Point Pinos, Runaway Mayor Dan Cort’s scheme to fill the old Cal Am reservoir or my favorite, pump raw sewage from DMP to Carmel – flush twice, it has to make it over the hill..

The city has tucked three small projects that would produce recycled wastewater or stormwater for irrigation into California American Water’s overall application to the state Public Utilities Commission for a Peninsula water project.

Looking at spiraling costs for the 100 to 125 acre-feet of water it takes a year to keep the city golf links and adjacent El Carmelo Cemetery green, the city looked at ways to replace that expensive potable water with nonpotable irrigation water.

“Small” Water Projects On Tap In P.G.