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Green Stormwater Infrastructure Plan Unveiled

Green Stormwater Infrastructure Plan Unveiled

The City has prepared a final draft report outlining how it will incorporate Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) features into its urban landscape over several decades. GSI features treat pollutants and reduce the flow of stormwater before it reaches our City’s storm drain system.

You are invited you to learn more about the City’s Draft GSI Plan on Tuesday, March 26 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at El Palo Alto Room in the Mitchell Park Community Center. Please click here to RSVP.

The Municipal Regional Stormwater National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit (MRP) requires its permittees such as Palo Alto, to develop and implement long-term plans for the inclusion of GSI measures on City-owned property and its right-of-way (e.g., streets and sidewalks). The GSI Plan must also demonstrate the City’s long-term commitment to GSI implementation to help reduce pollutant loads discharged to local creeks and the San Francisco Bay.

You can find the Draft GSI Plan by clicking here and can share your feedback until April 9. 

Questions? Please contact Pam Boyle Rodriguez, Stormwater Program Manager, at or (650) 329-2421

Last Updated: March 7, 2019