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  • August 15, 2012

    The Real Water Issue: Distribution NOT Supply

    During the referendum, we were told that the most critical concern was a new water supply source and that Stave Lake was the only viable, long-term solution.

    Of course, I disputed that conclusion based on the evidence I had available at the time.  Since being elected,  I spent countless hours reviewing the Water Master Plan, staff reports and consultant studies, trying to find the truth.   TRUE: The water supply source Is not as urgent a matter as was portrayed.  We are now being told that system capacity seems to be the overriding concern.  In other words, based on the latest Abbotsford Mission Water Sewer Commission (AMWSC), Reports; our current supply system should be sufficient until 2030, maybe even 2035.  But, we can’t deliver the water to… Continue Reading


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