Goal ES-8

Goal ES-8:

Clean and sustainable groundwater.


To promote sustainable city practices that alleviate water shortages and ensure access to a clean and sustainable groundwater supply. 

Policy ES-8.1: Optimize groundwater recharge in new development.

Continue to optimize groundwater recharge from new and redevelopment projects by infiltrating stormwater in accordance with State, regional, and local requirements.

Policy ES-8.2: Implement potable water demand reduction measures.

Continue to update and implement the South San Francisco Urban Water Management Plan demand reduction measures to reduce groundwater pumping in the Westside Basin and to increase resilience to climate change.

For related policies and implementation actions related to urban forestry, see Goal ES-4.