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.
VIDEO. Dan Childs, Waste Water Management consultant for Sewer Authority Mid-Coastside (SAM) presents SAM Capital Improvement Program (CIP) to the Montara Sewer and Water District (MSWD). SAM was built in late 1970s. In late 1990’s there was an upgrade. Time for another upgrade. Last upgrade was 20 years ago. The $40 million does not include […]
VIDEO / POWERPOINT. Storm water improvements, Shoreline Protection, Topographic and Bathymetric Survey, Wave and Water Level Data Collection, Wave Driven Sediment Transport, and more. Next Steps • Wave and Water Level Data Collection (Redeployed 23rd October) • Permitting (Ongoing, began in October) • Final Engineering Design (Ongoing, 30% submittal 13th November) • CEQA (18th November […]
VIDEO. How to plan for the next 20 years. Start with a 5 year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), with a 10 year outlook, reviewed on a rolling basis. There is a lot of maintenance due to corrosion. There are 30-20 year old aerators, controllers, digester, etc.. Electrical will be expensive. And then there is Sea […]
VIDEO. Heidi Sanborne of the National Stewardship Action Council (NSAC) asks the Sewer Authority Mid-Coastside (SAM) Board to fund ($1,000) NSAC advocacy of “circular economy” in Sacramento. In particular, sewer authorities statewide are battling “flushable” wipes. Specifically, AB 1672 (2020 legislation) addresses Wet Wipe Labelling. Flushable wipes do NOT disintegrate like toilet paper does. Kimberly-Clark […]