The Coast News Group

Poster winners get calendar spots

RANCHO SANTA FE — The Santa Fe Irrigation District Board of Directors recognized the top winners in the “Water is Life” Water Awareness Poster Contest.
The first place winner is Natalie Slosar from Roger Rowe Elementary School in the Rancho Santa Fe School District. Her poster will be featured as a full page in the regional North County Water Agencies 2012 calendar.
The second place winner was Ivan Savchuk from St. James Academy in Solana Beach, and Alisha Sandhu from Solana Santa Fe Elementary School in the Solana Beach School District won third place. Savchuk and Sandhu’s posters will also be printed in the calendar.
The annual poster contest is open to all fourth-graders in the district’s service area.
The Board of Directors also reviewed a draft of the district’s fiscal year 2012 budget and the 2010 Urban Water Management Plan (UWMP). Both documents are available for public review and comment. A public hearing to consider the draft budget and UWMP adoption is scheduled for June 16.
The Santa Fe Irrigation District provides water and related services to residential, commercial and agricultural customers in the communities of Rancho Santa Fe, Solana Beach and Fairbanks Ranch. The district operates the jointly owned R.E. Badger Filtration Plant, a 40-million-gallon-per-day water-treatment plant. The district owns rights to local water supplies from Lake Hodges and the San Dieguito Reservoir.