VIDEO. Sewer Authority Mid-Coast (SAM) Director and City Councilwoman, Debbie Ruddock, reports back about the California State Assembly Select Committee on Sea Level Rise and the California Economy. The panel discussion was held in Foster City 2/7/2020. Among others, Professor Kristina Hill, from UC Berkley, presented. Rising Ground Water Will Be a Problem Before Sea […]
ARTICLE from Gregg Dieguez. Readers in Montara are about to see major increases in all of their water, sewer, and garbage rates. Half Moon Bay has already done major increases. More are likely. San Mateo has a $1 billion Clean Water Program to upgrade a wastewater treatment plant for less than 25% of the county’s […]
EDITORIAL. By coastal local Gregg Dieguez. A couple of hundred people showed up at the HMB Library on Jan. 22nd to register opinions on the proposed LCP amendment which would grease the skids for the Mid-Pen Cypress Point Affordable Housing Project. It was not a pleasant gathering. Here’s a summary of what I heard […]
VIDEO. Public Service Announcement from Sewer Authority Mid-Coastside (SAM). SAM Director, Rick Lohman, speaks to the “flushable wipes” problem. They are flushable, BUT THEY ARE NOT DISSOLVABLE. It costs SAM a lot of labor hours fixing machine parts that are built for dissolvable Toilet Paper. Read below about AB 1672 which will redefine the marketing […]
VIDEO. Granda Community Services District Director, Barbara Dye, reports (she is also the GCSD representative on the SAM board). Sewer Authority Mid-Coastside consists of: 2 board members from Granada Community Services District (GCSD) Barbar 2 board members Montara Sewer and Water District (MSWD) 2 board member from the City Council of Half Moon Bay SAM […]
ARTICLE. Insights, Infrastructure, and In General topics on Sustainability by Gregg Dieguez (Speech given at the 1/8/2020 Midcoast Community Council Meeting). I speak to you tonight about the lack of sustainability on our mid-coast, and what it means to you: the residents, ratepayers, and taxpayers. You are aware that the Big Wave development, placed on […]
VIDEO. Tony and Felipe doing their jobs. Teamwork makes the dream work. Safety first at SAM. Say thanks when you you see them.