Community meeting about emergency water supply well set for Jan. 19

by Contributed Content on January 18, 2017

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A community meeting to discuss the emergency water supply well project, explain what to expect during construction, and answer question will take place on Thursday, Jan. 19, in the Oak Room of the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center (700 Alma St.) from 7:00 to 8:30 pm.

This project will provide emergency water for the Menlo Park Municipal Water District in the service area located east of El Camino Real. The goal is to construct three to four emergency wells in order to provide a total of 3,000 gallons per minute. This water will not be distributed to customers but will be used for emergency purposes only.

Project details

  • New emergency water supply well to be located at 333 Burgess Drive
  • Phase 1 contruction (drilling) should start Jan. 30 and last approximately 60 days
  • Approximately 14 days of that will include continuous 24/7 drilling
  • Phase 2 construction (well facilities, piping, disinfection equipment, emergency generator) in summer 2017

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