Mill Valley Takes Precautions for a Winter Storm

The City of Mill Valley is preparing for a winter storm, power outages, and all high tide events. It’s also important that residents make provisions for their property in case of wind and water damage. Having sand bags on hand and readily available for use, in the event they are needed, is advisable. Sand and bags can be purchased at local hardware stores. Have battery-operated radios with fresh batteries ready for updates on storm conditions and power outages. It’s a good idea to have battery-operated flashlights on hand, as well. If your power goes out, unplug or turn off all

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Sacramento’s Clean Water Project

Construction of the Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant upgrade, also known as, the EchoWater Project, is expected to cost a total of $2 billion and will take place over eight years. Once completed, the wastewater discharges from the treatment plant will meet new state water quality requirements to reduce discharges of ammonia, nitrates and other pollutants. The existing wastewater plant, which serves about 1.4 million people and currently provides secondary treatment, is one of the largest sources of ammonia and nitrate pollution to the San Francisco Bay Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Estuary. The record $1.6 billion in low interest loans for the

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