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Pleasanton: Castlewood in midst of serious water shortage with SFPUC well pump failures

Original post made on Oct 4, 2021

The Castlewood community is facing a significant water supply breakdown that could extend into at least Monday amid pump failures within the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission-owned well system that serves the area.

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Posted by Rich Buckley
a resident of Livermore
on Oct 4, 2021 at 9:51 am

Rich Buckley is a registered user.

A major pipeline failure occured in Alamo on Hemme Blvd just a few days ago. The timeline for these failures, Castlewood and Alamo are both located in areas of expansive organic soils. Age has a lot to do with it of course. But the Earth is in constant shift and we may be seeing two events connected to a single cause in addition to age.

Posted by keeknlinda
a resident of Vintage Hills
on Oct 4, 2021 at 12:43 pm

keeknlinda is a registered user.

If Mr. Buckley is correct regarding expansive organic soils, might we then be wise to take careful pause before constructing a pipeline to Southern California under the Delta?

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