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Ensuring a Reliable Long-term Water Supply

139 Signatures Goal: 250

Clean and adequate drinking water is vital to our community\'s health. As Wake County\'s population doubles to a projected 1.5 million by 2025, the Raleigh (which controls water for towns of Garner, Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell and Zebulon)water supply may not be sufficient if current growth, consumption rates and droughts continue. Growth must be balanced by cost-effective management choices. Planning for future water needs includes both expanding water supplies and reducing water demand. New water supplies should be cost-shared between current and future utility customers. We the undersigned respectfully request that the Raleigh City Council: 1. Create a Water Stewardship Advisory Board (made up of stakeholders and water experts) to advise the Council on ways to ensure cost-effective, safe and plentiful long-term water supplies. 2. Re-assess current local water capacity using historical drought as a benchmark. 3. Implement cost-effective measures for regional water management, including conservation. 4. Set fair water and sewer fees that cover the costs of new development. 5. Promote transparency in utility system planning and funding.

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WakeUp Wake County. Taxpayers for good growth now.

Links

www.wakeupwakecounty.com

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    Nancy Roussy Canada
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    dyxndfaslf Iran, Islamic Republic of
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    Jason Hibbets United States
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    Whitney Sexton United States
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    Janis Epton United States
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    Christine Adams United States
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    Paula Wolf United States
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    Terri United States
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    Michelle Woolfolk United States
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    Mark P. Trell United States
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    Joe Hayes United States
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    Claire Vaeth United States
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    Jennie Malcolm United States
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    Will Hooker United States
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