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Pleasanton Weekly

Opinion - March 30, 2012

Welcome to a new era of recycling water

State Superintendent of Schools Tom Torlakson no doubt remembers stopping by the Pleasanton City Council some 10 years ago to introduce himself as a newly elected state Senator. There, just a few feet away from his front row seat in the council chamber, was a working model toilet positioned in front of the lectern, flushing away as protestors objected to a plan under consideration to pump treated wastewater into the ground instead of sending it to the Bay.

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