Rick Valte

city engineer with the city of Santa Monica

city engineer with the city of Santa Monica

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Water management in the last century was about sending rain and polluted runoff out to the ocean.

Measure W seeks to save water, make attractive spaces

Water management in the last century was about sending rain and polluted runoff out to the ocean.

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