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Danville council receives water supply update

Original post made on Mar 10, 2014

California's water supply has reached a "crisis situation" amid drought conditions, but the outlook for Danville and some its neighbors isn't as dire as other parts of the state, according to an East Bay Municipal Utility District official.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, March 7, 2014, 4:10 PM

Comments (5)

Posted by Julia, a resident of Alamo
on Mar 10, 2014 at 9:59 am

Well I am sure Mr. Coleman made the Town Council feel good about the water issue..Now they can approve more development projects that will use up more and more water. Go for it Town sad folks have one thing in mind...How can I continue my career in public life and how can I vote to bring in more money to the town coffers.

Brains in limbo...Thanks for listening, Julia Pardini from Alamo

Posted by Aline Soules, a resident of Danville
on Mar 10, 2014 at 12:23 pm

I, too, think that we need to reconsider how much more "development" we will support. It's a dilemma between limiting construction to discourage more residents in order to save water and limiting construction thereby driving up home prices. For those already here, it's easy to say we should limit construction, but if we want our economy to thrive, growth is required. There is no simple answer.

Posted by Louise, a resident of Danville
on Mar 10, 2014 at 1:43 pm

Developers,town planners and councils do not think about water or other issues when building new projects. Their focus is single minded. They want revenue and profits. To hell with high density, traffic and more pollution. Also, they are being mandated now by the federal and state affordable housing legislators who have passed laws to include affordable housing in all new projects so they can actually build more high density. It has become defensible as politcally correct and helping those who couldn't afford to live in these towns otherwise. It is a new world order, get used to it.

Posted by Alex, a resident of Blackhawk
on Mar 10, 2014 at 2:29 pm

To the anti development mob - do you have pools, how long are your showers, do you have water resistant landscaping.

If you are not doing your part, you do not have a right to bash development as a way to conserve water.

Posted by Fed Up, a resident of Danville
on Mar 12, 2014 at 10:18 am

@ Alex, if you exist, you use water. Under your logic, no one, therefore, is entitled to argue against hooking more and more new homes and their residents up to the water lines. You must be a developer, a Town of Danville employee, or be on the Danville Town Council--- or perhaps those are actually three different names for the same people!

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