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City 2017 Dewatering Map Now Online

The City has updated the online map of dewatering sites.  You can easily find the location of Palo Alto’s 2017 dewatering sites by clicking the Maps link on the right-hand side of this page.  As of May 31st, yellow marks … Continue reading

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MARCH 20: Ask Council Not to Gut the Comprehensive Plan

On Monday, March 20th, 2017 the City Council will discuss and give direction to Staff regarding the organization of the Comprehensive Plan.  This discussion is wide-ranging and is scheduled from 7 to 10 pm. We encourage you to attend the … Continue reading

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City Council Takes Steps to Reduce (but not Eliminate) Waste of Groundwater from Basement Construction

First, thank you to the nearly 100 supporters who came to City Hall on March 7th and to all those who wrote letters of support.  Not a single person spoke in opposition to our proposals, including three persons from the … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Council Meeting Tues. 3/7, 6 PM

REMINDER: Palo Alto’s City Council will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, March 7th, 6 pm at City Hall, 285 Hamilton, Palo Alto to discuss and determine dewatering regulations for 2017 and 2018.    Please join us and let the City … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Online Coverage for the Council Meeting, Tuesday March 7th

Palo Alto Online has just posted two articles on dewatering: Doug Moran’s excellent blog, which provides an in-depth discussion of the issues and complexities surrounding groundwater pumping, along with links to references to earlier coverage in the footnotes section and, Palo … Continue reading

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