Conaway hands over land for water project
Signing the property transfer agreement Tuesday afternoon are, from left, Woodland Mayor Skip Davies; Bob Thomas of Reclamation District 235; Angelo Tsakopoulos, managing partner of the Conaway Preservation Group; Kyriakos Tsakopoulos, president and CEO of the Conaway Preservation Group; and Davis Mayor Joe Krovoza. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo
Local, state and federal officials gathered on the shores of the Sacramento River on Tuesday to witness an important step on the road to construction of the Woodland-Davis Clean Water Agency surface water project.
With pen in hand at the ceremonial event, Angelo Tsakopoulos, managing partner of the Conaway Preservation Group, signed over the deed to the riverfront property where the water agency, in partnership with Reclamation District 2035, plans to build the intake facility that will pump a new source of drinking water for both Davis and Woodland.
"This has been a great example of government working at its best," said Kyriakos Tsakopoulos, president of Conaway Ranch. Continue Reading