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Mountain View seeks to triple its recycled water use over the next decade amid statewide droughts

Original post made on Mar 21, 2022

The city of Mountain View is planning to rapidly expand its recycled water use in the coming years, with ambitious plans to build an expanded network of pipes that can deliver to water to areas slated for major new development.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, March 21, 2022, 3:45 PM

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Posted by SRB
a resident of St. Francis Acres
on Mar 21, 2022 at 7:15 pm

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Not surprised but still disappointed to see Valley Water trying to claw back 6M in excess taxes it had just agreed to return to Mountain View.
Valley Water is so flushed with money (pardon the pun) , it decided to put Measure A on the June ballot at a cost of 3.2M dollars. Sole practical purpose of that measure: allowing one termed out board director to extend his 26 years tenure another 4 year term.

Posted by Leslie Bain
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Mar 21, 2022 at 10:33 pm

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It is wonderful to hear news of MV's efforts to "increase" the amount of water available to our city, especially during times of droughts. This kind of news makes me much more open to increased density. Not to say that "I'm there" yet, but it's nice to see action by the city on this topic.

Also, kudos to you, Kevin Forestieri. I am a huge fan of your reporting. Your stories are just the kind of stories that I want to read. And your coverage of complex topics is thorough and informative, I'm very impressed.

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