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Water bag proposal likely to be put on hold

Eureka Times-Standard Water bag proposal likely to be put on hold By James Faulk The Times-Standard Saturday, February 22, 2003 EUREKA — Don’t call us, we’ll call you. That was one paraphrasing of the message a wholesale customer task force will recommend that the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District board of directors give to Ric Davidge of Aqueous Corp. Davidge …

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Humboldt officials see jobs, revenue in water bag plan

Santa Rosa Press Democrat Humboldt officials see jobs, revenue in water bag plan With mills’ consumption down, district entertains idea of selling excess supply January 18, 2003 By UCILIA WANG, THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Humboldt County water officials on Friday pitched a plan to export Mad River water to thirsty communities elsewhere in the state, saying it’s a job-creating and cost-reducing …

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More caution flags hoisted on Mad River bag proposal

Eureka Times-Standard More caution flags hoisted on Mad River bag proposal By John Driscoll The Times-Standard Saturday, January 18, 2003 An Alaskan company’s bid to buy Mad River water and ship it south should be considered, the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District said Friday, but opposition to the idea already seems to be rising. The district gave a lengthy presentation …

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New pressure to export local water

Santa Rosa Press Democrat New pressure to export local water January 16, 2003 By GRANT DAVIS The U.S. Interior Department’s recent decision to cut 15 percent of California’s take of Colorado River water may not have the Los Angeles Metropolitan Water District (MWD) shaking in its boots, but it is causing serious concerns up north. The cut occurred after a …

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Former Alaska official moves water-bagging idea to Humboldt

Santa Rosa Press Democrat Former Alaska official moves water-bagging idea to Humboldt January 16, 2003 By JOHN ADAMS, THE PRESS DEMOCRAT He’s back in the news. He is Ric Davidge, the former state and federal official from Alaska who proposed to tow huge bags of fresh winter runoff from the Albion and Gualala rivers to San Diego. Growing opposition doused …

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Plastic bags only the most recent bid for Mad’s water

Eureka Times-Standard Plastic bags only the most recent bid for Mad’s water By John Driscoll The Times-Standard Thursday, January 16, 2003 – 7:12:33 AM MST In the past few years, the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District has turned away a number of efforts to ship water from its Mad River source to points south. Now the district again is considering …

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