The Central Arizona Water Conservation District Board (CAWCD) met Thursday, Jan 4 at CAP Headquarters. Based on Board Member requests, CAP Assistant General Manager Darrin Francom provided a comprehensive update regarding the challenges and benefits of covering all or part of the CAP canal with solar panels. This included an analysis of current studies and pilot projects, which CAP is closely monitoring for real-world measurements and empirical data.
The Board approved:
- Exchange Agreement and Exchange Implementation Agreement between EPCOR-Sun City and Rio Verde Foothills Standpipe District
- Contract for Oracle Enterprise performance management software
The Board additionally heard presentations on:
The CAWCD Board of Directors is a popularly elected, 15-member board. Ten members are from Maricopa County, four from Pima County and one from Pinal County. Members serve six-year, unpaid terms. The board typically meets publicly the first Thursday of each month to establish policy and set rates and taxes for CAP. Meetings are open to the public – in person and via livestream.
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