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Santa Clara County, CA November 7, 2006 Election
 Smart Voter Ram (Singh) Singh

Candidate for
Director; Santa Clara Valley Water District; Division 1

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Water Resource Specialist
  • Doctorate from Stanford and Professor of Water Resources at San Jose State Univ.
  • Consultant, researcher, and teacher of Water Resources for over 40 years.
  • Served on flood advisory board & City and State Commissions
  • Knowledgeable about all aspects of water resource projects including planning, engineering, environmental, and economic considerations.
  • Belong to many engineering societies and have been recognized for my services.
  • Served as elected president of State-wide California Society of Professional Engineers and have been leader of other organizations.
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Lower water bills and pump tax ; Stop waste of tax money
  • Protect water quality; Complete needed flood control projects
  • Prevent ecological damage to rivers and sensitive watersheds
Questions on Issues

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Key Endorsements
  • Primary Candidates Johne Baird and Terry Mahurin, Water Co. CEO John Roeder
  • Directors Joe Pandit & Pat Ferraro of Santa Clara Valley Water Dist.
  • SanJose Councilman-elect Pete Constant, Eng Dean Dr. Jay Pinson
Position Papers
Professor Ram Singh for Director of Water District #1
Control the District's runaway budget, stop increses in parcel taxes and water rates, manage water projects efficiently, protect enviroment and sustain our resources, strengthen levees and remove obstructions in our creeks, protect our groundwater from contamination, and ensure long-term good quality water supply to our community at a reasonable rate.
Position Paper of Ram Singh, Candidate for Water District
Water rates and pump tax have been raised rapidly and unjustifiably, tax money is being wasted on wrong projects, bureaucracy has grown beyond any justification, Groundwater is being polluted with hazardous wastes, environmental issues have not been addressed properly, Needed flood control projects have been neglected, and the Board has been losing control over the management.
What People Say About Dr. Ram Singh
Highly Qualified, Knowledgeable, Dedicated
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