The proposed well will supplement the public water supply for 1,572+/- customer connections (providing domestic water and fire protection) necessary to meet basic health and safety needs. The well will supplement THCSD's surface water supplies that are severely limited due to California's historic drought.
Emergency Project Sec. 21080, 15269
The Governor declared a statewide drought emergency Jan 17, 2014 per GC 8500 et seq. THCSD declared a drought emergency on Jan. 29, 2014. The project will provide a supplemental emergency water supply to serve health and safety needs in the community as a result of the declared drought emergency. The site is a portion of an already disturbed site in an urbanized environment.