Friday, October 23, 2009

The Three R's at Sunol Glen School

The Sunol 4H Club in partnership with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) will install a series of re-purposed food barrels to capture rain water for the school organic garden at Sunol Glen School tomorrow.

This coincides with the start of the rainy season as well as the kick-off of major projects in the Sunol Valley WSIP Program.

Those who want to lend a hand or learn more about this literal application of the three r’s – reduce, reuse, and recycle - the event starts at 10:00 a.m. at Sunol Glen School, 11601 Main Street,Sunol, Saturday October 24th.

Hope to see you there!

Friday, October 16, 2009

Drenched, but busy

Despite recent rains, the contractor continues preparations for the winter shutdown of the Coast Range Tunnel, which is needed to make crucial pipeline connections to the existing system. The upcoming shutdown will be the contractor’s primary focus until the shutdown’s completion in February 2010.

Pipe for the project is on order, however. Major activities on the west side of the road, including laying and trenching the pipeline by the contractor, and micro-tunneling under Alameda Creek, will likely begin in spring of 2010.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Calaveras Dam Replacement Project Releases Draft EIR Today

The Calaveras Dam Replacement Project recently made the headlines in the San Jose Mercury News. Click here to read the article.

Not only is the project making headlines, the SFPUC today reached a major milestone with the release of the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR). To view or download copies of the Calaveras Dam Preplacement Project Draft EIR, click the following links.

Calaveras Dam Replacement Project DEIR Volume 1 of 3

Calaveras Dam Replacement Project DEIR Volume 2 of 3

Calaveras Dam Replacement Project DEIR Volume 3 of 3, appendices