Water

Water

Voters will continue to face large water-related expenditures in the coming years. Making informed decisions on these investments in managing California’s water resources is a priority for the League.

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Position

The League supports treatment of a river basin, coordination of actions of governmental agencies, protection of flood plains from misuse and filling, elimination of water pollution and evaluation of the need for improvements.

Position

We reaffirm that standards stated in our Land Use position apply to the waterway. We further support: 1. Free public access at appropriate intervals along the waterway; 2. Activities along the waterway should be non-polluting of land, water, and air; 3. Businesses near the waterway should be compatible with enjoyment of it.

Position

1. the premise that land is a finite resource and that land ownership, whether public or private, carries responsibility for stewardship; 2. land use planning and zoning that reflects conservation and wise management of resources; 3. identification and protection of areas of critical concern, including wetlands, shore lands, and unique scenic, historical and cultural sites; 4. acquisition of land for public use; 5. review of environmental, social, and economic impacts of major public and private developments including the Keweenaw National Historical Park, local historic districts, proposed parks and the U.S. 41 corridor; and 6. citizen access to the land use planning process.

Position

The League of Women Voters of San Joaquin County supports the concept of a single publicly owned water agency for the Stockton Metropolitan Area.

Position

Water Use

Position

The League of Women Voters of Volusia County supports efforts to conserve and protect our water supply as an essential part of ecosystem management.

Position

Support of policies and practices that are environmentally current, economically feasible and in regulatory compliance.
People, protest sign reading "Water is Life"

Action Alerts

An industrial landfill in Minquadale has asked DNREC for permission to raise the landfill level from 130 feet above sea level to 190 feet.

News

Observer Corps Report June 2019

Overview

Position

Watershed and water quality protection

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