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Click “Read More” below for critical information on the most important water issues we face on the Monterey Peninsula. As your local water watchdog, we are constantly researching local water developments in order to provide you with a deeper understanding of their impact on our community. Please contact us with any information that will help advance our efforts.

The State of Public Water in the United States
In their recent national research on 500 publicly and privately owned water systems, Food & Water Watch placed the Monterey Peninsula in the top ten most expensive water systems in the country! Read more

Moss Landing Desal Proposals Expect Environment Certification This Year
The People’s Project and Deep Water Desal, two local desal projects competing with Cal Am, are moving ahead. Both would be publicly owned. Read more

Water bills: Cal Am Increases Request to $50 Million for Past Undercollection
Cal Am’s revenues have fallen due to our conservation efforts. Now Cal Am wants $50 million plus interest for the water we didn’t use! If the CPUC approves their request, over $100 million dollars will be added to our water bills over the next 20 years. Read more

George Riley: Potential Conflict of Interest, Ratepayers Beware
Public Water Now’s research revealed that a key contractor to Cal Am and the CPUC owns patents on the proposed slant wells. Read more