SEC meets at the Flightline Restaurant (formerly High Sierra Grill), 521 Firestone Road
See meal choices below. Please reserve now, choose your meal, and pay now by credit card,
or pay at the door with cash or check.

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When Wednesday,  December 12, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM PDT
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Flightline Restaurant (former High Sierra) 
521 Firestone Road
Goleta, CA 93117

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Cheryl Ebner 
Science & Engineering Council of Santa Barbara 
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12-12-18 Building Water Supply Resiliency: Diversity, Innovation, and Conservation 

Our December Presentation:
Water is one of Santa Barbara’s most precious resources--it is essential to everything we do. With the wide expanse of the Pacific Ocean to the south, the towering Santa Ynez Mountains to the north, and a mild year round climate, Santa Barbara has appealed to mankind for thousands of years. However, what makes Santa Barbara so inviting is also what makes it challenging to ensure adequate water.

In the eighth year of an unprecedented drought, Santa Barbara remains well-positioned to continue meeting its water needs with the help of a strong commitment to conservation by its residents and the development of one of the most diverse water supply portfolios in the world. Santa Barbara gets its water from Gibraltar Reservoir, Lake Cachuma, groundwater wells, State Water, groundwater banking, supplemental water purchases, recycled water, water conservation, and desalination.

Our Speaker:   

Mr. Joshua Haggmark is a registered Civil Engineer and the Water Resources Manager for the City of Santa Barbara. He graduated from Calpoly San Luis Obispo and has worked for the City of Santa Barbara for over 19 years. He oversees both Water and Wastewater operations, which includes management of the city’s diverse water supply portfolio. Mr. Haggmark has been actively involved in the reactivation of the Charles E. Meyer Desalination Facility in response to the current drought.

Please reserve by the Monday before the meeting: A reservation allows SEC to provide the restaurant an accurate guarantee of meal amounts and results in faster service. When reserving, make a meal choice. You can pay in advance by credit card or at the door with check or cash. Remember you are always welcome as a walk-in member or guest without a reservation. 

Meal Choices: All meals are the same price. Please choose one when you reserve, to provide a count for the restaurant. Pay when you reserve, or walk-in and pay at the door.

  • Tri-Tip Sandwich
  • Smoked Turkey-Bacon Sandwich
  • High Sierra Chicken-Apple-Pecan Salad
  • Portobello Mushroom Sandwich with lettuce, tomato, onion
Drinks:  Diet soda, iced tea, lemonade and water are available.

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Contact a board member at an SEC meeting, send email to the SEC,
or simply visit our new web page and use the direct donation button. However you do it, the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara handles the actual fund and awards.
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