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The Great Race for Saving Water & Earth Day Festival

March 5, 2019

Join us April 13 for a 5K, 10K & Kids Dash fun run plus EV ride & drive, live music, nature activities, & more!

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Beware: Scam Utility Calls Strike Again

February 6, 2019

Beware of scam callers claiming to be from the Utilities Department! Hang up and call us at (650) 329-2161 to verify your account status if unsure.

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Affected by the Federal Government Shutdown?

January 25, 2019

CPAU offers utility bill payment relief. Please contact us to arrange a payment plan & avoid utility service disconnection.

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Natural Gas Prices Spiked in December - Here's How to Save on Energy Costs

December 13, 2018

January utility bills may be higher than usual for gas use in December. Here are some tips to help keep your bill low at home & work.

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City Wins Voice of the People Award

October 31, 2018

Recognized for excellence in the natural environment & being a top performing jurisdiction that best listens & acts for community benefits.

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We Are #CommunityPowered - Celebrating Public Power & Natural Gas Week

October 21, 2018

Oct 7-13, join us in celebrating your community-owned utility empowering Palo Alto for over 100 years!

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Mylar Balloon Causes Another Power Outage

July 3, 2018

On July 2, 2018, a mylar balloon caused a power outage for 1,800 customers. This is the second outage in less than 30 days caused by a mylar balloon. Help keep us all safe by choosing an alternative to metallic foil or mylar balloons and hold on to those balloons!

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2017 Water Quality Report Now Available

July 3, 2018

Updated information on Palo Alto's water quality conditions for the year 2017.

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