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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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2018 Dewatering regulations on the City Council Consent Calendar, Monday, Dec. 11, 7 pm

Proposed 2018 dewatering regulations for below ground construction are on City Council’s consent calendar for Monday, Dec. 11th, 7 pm, City Council Chambers, 250 Hamilton.  City Council accepts written and oral comments from the public on any item on the … Continue reading

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Fracking in Santa Clara County

Did you know fracking for oil and gas production is permitted in Santa Clara County? The Sierra Club invites us to write to the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, [email protected], requesting a ban on fracking in Santa Clara County. … Continue reading

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Where’s the protection for residents’ homes?

This evening, Oct. 23rd at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave., City Council will discuss and likely certify the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for our City’s Comprehensive Plan. This topic is scheduled for 7:45 pm but may start earlier or … Continue reading

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