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Palo Alto eager to expand footprint of wastewater plant

Original post made on Aug 22, 2023

Concerned about cramped conditions at the Regional Water Quality Control Plant, Palo Alto authorized staff on Monday, Aug. 21, to explore purchasing land next to the wastewater facility on Embarcadero Road.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, August 22, 2023, 3:53 PM

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Posted by MyFeelz
a resident of another community
on Aug 22, 2023 at 6:29 pm

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"Future-proofing" ??? If PA knew how to do that, they wouldnt have situated the city in the middle of the railroad tracks without considering the people and who would have to cross them every day.

Posted by Judith Wasserman
a resident of Leland Manor/Garland Drive
on Aug 23, 2023 at 11:38 am

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@MyFeelz: Check your history. The train long preceded the city. There were several smaller towns that were incorporated into Palo Alto. There were so many fewer trains at the time (people weren't commuting to SF for work) that crossing the track was a trivial matter.
As for future proofing, we don't do that very well, do we?

Posted by Anonymous
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Aug 23, 2023 at 12:49 pm

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Not thrilled at more industrial in the Baylands.
And no “toilet to tap” - keep our Hetch Hetchy water supply.

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