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February 27, 2019
Help Shape the Future of Santa Fe’s Water Conservation Planning

The City of Santa Fe Water Conservation Office is hosting five public community conversation sessions to obtain input prior to developing the City’s five-year water conservation plan.  

The kick-off meeting on March 2nd from 10 am – 2 pm at the Genoveva Chavez Community Center is an informational session entitled Climate Change, Water and Resiliency: A Vision for the Future.  The session provides the public with important information on the City’s current conservation efforts on how water is used by different sectors including residential, commercial and outdoor rebate programs. The public conversations will inform new ideas or programs for the five-year water conservation plan.

“Instead of drafting a plan and then asking for input, we want to better understand the community’s priorities on how they value water before we begin drafting the plan”, said Christine Chavez, Manager of the Water Conservation Office. “It is important for the community to shape the direction for the plan, and allows the community to have their viewpoints considered during its development”, Chavez said.

Following the informational session, four public input meetings will be held in each of the four City Council districts.

All meetings are free to the public and co-hosted by the City of Santa Fe Water Conservation Office, The City’s Water Conservation Committee and the Santa Fe Watershed Association.

All session input will be posted on www.savewatersantafe.com and the public can review frequently asked questions, meeting summaries and submit questions or comments. The public is encouraged to check back frequently for the most up-to-date information.

The plan is expected to be finalized by the end of July.

 

Informational Session & Kickoff Meeting

Climate Change, Water and Resiliency: A Vision for the Future.

Saturday, March 2nd | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Genoveva Chavez Community Center (Community Room)

3221 Rodeo Road

 

Residential Water

Saturday, March 30th | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

University of Art & Design (Community Room)

1600 St. Michaels Drive

 

Commercial & Industry Water Efficiency Solutions

Thursday, April 11th | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Main Library - Downtown (Community Room)

145 Washington Avenue

 

Facing Climate Change & Drought

Saturday, April 13th | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Southside Library (Community Room)

6599 Jaguar Drive

 

 

Community Collaborations & Partnerships

Saturday, May 11th | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Genoveva Chavez Community Center (Community Room)

3221 Rodeo Road

 

Additional Information :

Christine Y. Chavez

Water Conservation Manager

City of Santa Fe Water Division

505.955-4219 w

 

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