Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Please clean up your water

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From page A14 | February 17, 2013 |

An open letter to the citizens of Davis:

I am a small businessman in Stockton, and an ardent environmentalist. I ask you to support Measure I.

Having attended UC Davis for my undergraduate pre-dental education, I am aware of the changes to both the university and the city over the past 50 years.

We live in the heart of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Here in Stockton, we have made an expensive decision to seek surface water, to reduce our reliance on groundwater. The new plant is costing us $217 million.

I don’t have to tell you how affected Stockton has been by the financial meltdown since 2008. Despite the cost, the citizens agreed to pay for the long-term sustainability of their community. We knew we had no choice.

How can Davis do less? Do what Vacaville, Sacramento, Tracy, Fairfield and others have already done.

We’re all in this together. Protecting the delta requires not only that we prevent others from taking our water, but that we ourselves do what we can to clean it up.

Since we are downstream from you, clean it up before you pass it on.

Since you and Woodland are the only two cities remaining on groundwater, do your civic duty, and clean it up.

My family thanks you for supporting Measure I.

Dale E. Stocking

Stockton

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