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Opinion - June 2, 2017

Editorial: Sound practices allow city to be a good neighbor

Water conservation policies and regulations enacted over recent years in Mountain View underscore city leaders' foresight, wisdom and sense of responsibility in recognizing unsustainable practices and figuring out how to shift course. Those measures have been successful to the degree that the City Council, with the urging of administrative staff, last week approved a deal to sell a small portion of the city's water rights to the struggling city of East Palo Alto, allowing Mountain View to be a good neighbor while not compromising the future water needs of its own residents.

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