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Council to discuss $5M landslide repairs in Dougherty Valley

Original post made on Dec 6, 2019

San Ramon city leaders have scheduled a special meeting for Monday morning to consider increasing the cost of repairs associated with addressing landslide problems in an area of the Dougherty Valley.

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Posted by MrF
a resident of San Ramon
on Dec 6, 2019 at 7:38 pm

$5,000,000 for repairs?! How did this happen?


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Posted by Resident
a resident of San Ramon
on Dec 9, 2019 at 7:57 am

Landslides occur when gravity overcomes the force of friction. Several common causes of landslides are: Water: Perhaps the most common trigger of a landslide, water reduces the friction between the bedrock and the overlying sediment, and gravity sends the debris sliding downhill.


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