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Palo Alto stocks sandbags, prepares for storm

Original post made on Jan 6, 2017

Palo Alto is bracing for a weekend of heavy rain by stocking the sandbag stations at Rinconada and Mitchell parks and at the Palo Alto Airport and by having city employees available on call to assist with storm-related incidents.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, January 6, 2017, 4:09 PM

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Posted by Bob Wenzlau
a resident of Crescent Park
on Jan 6, 2017 at 7:07 pm

Bob Wenzlau is a registered user.

One area of concern has been the maintenance of the creeks including San Francisquito Creek. So as we wait for how the creeks will perform, one unknown factor is the diligence of Santa Clara Valley Water District in removing the debris that might cause Chaucer or other bottle necks to be obstructed. The challenge I feel with multi-agency oversight is who to ask. At this point I will expect that the creek has been maintained, and that we can enjoy the puddles without fear of household flooding. I so abhor the collection of sandbags - a dreadful duty.

Posted by Sarah
a resident of Greenmeadow
on Mar 18, 2017 at 4:35 pm

Anyone know how we are suppose to return the sandbags now that the winter is over?

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