Susan Harvey is a rural resident who relies on the Paso Robles basin for water. She has lived in the North County for nearly 40 years. She is president and co-founder of North County Watch.
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OPINION By SUE HARVEY Open Letter to San Luis Obispo County LAFCO Commissioners: San Luis Obispo County Supervisors approved a funding plan for their proposed Paso Robles Groundwater District that unfairly taxes and penalizes rural residential users, vacant parcels, and non-irrigated acreage. The county’s intent was to devise a fair and legal Prop. 218 funding... (Continue Reading)
OPINION By SUE HARVEY There’s lots of talk out there but you may be wondering what’s up with the future of groundwater management in the Paso Robles water basin. On October 14 the supervisors will be deciding if they want to apply to the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) to form a water district based... (Continue Reading)
OPINION By SUSAN HARVEY I would like to elaborate on the final meeting of the original PRO Water Equity. (“A Crafted Perception of Water District ‘Cooperation‘” CalCoastNews, 5/15/2014) I am one of the original founders and financial backers of PRO Water. The founders all agreed that the only way to ensure full representation in the... (Continue Reading)