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Posted on: January 31, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Walsh Road Siren Test

A test of the Walsh Road siren is scheduled for Monday, February 3, 2020, at 9am.  Periodic tests of the Walsh Road Siren are necessary to ensure that it’s functioning properly.    

What is the Walsh Road Siren For?

In the event of a fire or flood, there is a warning siren installed at the Cal Water facility on Reservoir Road. The siren can be activated by the Menlo Park Fire Protection District or the Atherton Police Department to advise residents that an evacuation should take place.

Residents in Atherton’s Walsh Road neighborhood will hear the following test warning sirens: Tone 1 - Continuous Siren = Fire / Tone 2 - Intermittent Siren = Dam Breach/Flood.

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