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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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Please Join Us! Dewatering Regulations March 7th, 6 PM, City Hall

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

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Building basements without wasting water

City Council will review Staff’s recommendations for 2017 dewatering regulations on March 7th, 2017. Please join us for a special City Council meeting on Tuesday, March 7th at 6 pm (the City has changed the date several times; we will reconfirm … Continue reading

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