Author Archives: Esther Nigenda

Link to Prof. Hill’s Planning for Rising Waters Presentation, April 24, 2019

For all those who have been asking for a link to Dr. Kristina Hill’s talk, “Planning for Rising Waters: Sea Level, Groundwater and the Bay Edge” held on April 24th, here it is! Many, many thanks to Maury Green for … Continue reading

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Water events in honor of Earth Day

Thank you all who attended Professor Kristina Hill’s presentation on the 24th! She is a terrific speaker; we had over 200 attendees and plenty of questions. For those of you who missed it, the presentation (download here) was videotaped and … Continue reading

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You are invited!

Save Palo Alto’s Groundwater and the City of Palo Alto are pleased to announce that Prof. Kristina Hill, U. C. Berkeley, an expert on urban planning and mitigation for climate change, has agreed to share her knowledge and experience with … Continue reading

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Celebrating Groundwater Awareness Week, March 11-17

Life as we know it would be impossible without groundwater. It is the world’s most extracted natural resource and it supports our ecosystems. Don’t take groundwater for granted. Pay it forward during National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 11-17, 2018, by … Continue reading

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We Did It! But More to Do!

Based on the City’s data (below), with an average of 13.9 million gallons of groundwater pumped per residential basement, the City saved 42 million gallons of groundwater in 2017. This fresh yet non-potable water is almost 17 times the amount … Continue reading

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