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Newsletter – June 2, 2021

Pile Driving Resumes Next Month for Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade

Join us for a virtual community meeting on Tuesday, June 15, 6 p.m.

To register for the Zoom Meeting visit:

Or join by phone, +1 408 638 0968

The City of San Mateo’s Clean Water Program is making significant improvements to the City’s sewer infrastructure. Construction of the wastewater treatment plant upgrade and expansion project is making great progress. Phase 1 of the upgrade and expansion of its wastewater treatment plant on Detroit Drive is complete. Phase 2 began in summer 2020 and included Stage 1 pile driving activities to build the foundation. We are progressing to Phase 2 Stage 2 pile driving activities in July 2021 to structurally secure the expanded, state-of-the-art facility, located near Seal Point Park in the Shoreview neighborhood.

The upcoming work will include heavy construction, and pile driving will result in noise. The Virtual Community Meeting on June 15, 2021 at 6 p.m. will provide the project’s progress to date and details of the pile driving, including construction schedules and what the community can expect for noise levels.

The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. with a presentation, followed by live Q&A. The meeting will be recorded, and video will be made available after the meeting. You can subscribe to receive WWTP project updates to stay informed about the construction as it progresses.

Architect’s rendering of future wastewater treatment plant. Courtesy of the City of San Mateo.
Architect’s rendering of future wastewater treatment plant. Courtesy of the City of San Mateo.

The Latest on the County of San Mateo’s Health Orders

As the County of San Mateo’s COVID-19 Health Order continues to evolve, we follow all guidelines and safety instructions to ensure your infrastructure continues to improve during this time. Increased traffic and activity at the San Mateo County Event Center is expected now through the summer. Traffic patterns are expected to change over the coming weeks and could change suddenly. Please follow all directional street-level signage.

For more information about the area traffic congestion, go to: Event Center Traffic | San Mateo, CA – Official Website

We thank you for your continued patience and cooperation as we make steady progress towards completion of this much-needed solution for our aging sewer system.

For more information, and to subscribe to receive UFES project updates as construction progresses, please visit our UFES page. You can also email, or call the UFES hotline at 1-650-522-7250.