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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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Palo Alto’s 2018 Construction Dewatering Regulations Are Here!

The City of Palo Alto recently released its 2018 Construction Dewatering Regulations for those projects that will need construction dewatering.  The City also provides the following map so that anyone can see the City’s  current dewatering sites (as well as those … 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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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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