Harkins Slough water project threatened by duckweed: P.V. officials seek county’s help for clearing vegetation, sediment

Outlet: Santa Cruz Sentinel

March 24, 2011

WATSONVILLE – Sediment and an aquatic plant known as duckweed are threatening a water supply project on Harkins Slough. Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency officials say the problem is a lack of maintenance, and they are pushing Santa Cruz County Public Works to clean it up. But county officials say getting the necessary permits from regulatory agencies will taken time…

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