Another step forward! @tasmandc today signed off the rest of last yr's consultation on #WaimeaCommunityDam re governance. They've agreed to utilise CCO model, becoming shareholders w Waimea Irrigators, to keep progressing, subj to further milestones being achieved. #stepbystep
These risks bring worldwide concern about the security of freshwater supplies. The #WaimeaCommunityDam is our insurance policy to secure our region's freshwater supplies, we all should want this security.
Gita was more evidence of our changing climate. The World Econ Forum recently shared this risk analysis: risks w the greatest likelihood & impact are extreme weather events. For Nelson Tasman, that means more flooding, droughts and coastal inundation with bigger storm surges.
#CapeTown is a crisis of water management, not a crisis of water scarcity. "Water is an infinite source...the problem is that it doesn't rain in the right place or at the right time." Let's capture our water, store it, & ensure we have it when we need it. https://t.co/j7fX6O2V5B