Water

Trails, water violation discussed at CSD

How to approach development and community trails, and news of a violation of drinking-water standards, were among the topics discussed at February's Community Services District board meeting, held Feb. 15. Read more »

CSD discusses whether wider role is proper

In two meetings last week, the Community Services District handled routine monthly business and, at a goal-setting session, discussed whether it should expand its role to serve Murietans better. Read more »

CSD approves review of capital, water fees

At its meeting Wednesday, the Community Services District board authorized spending $56,700 to update the district’s capital improvement and water augmentation fees and rejected a developer’s claim for reimbursement.  Directors acknowledged the change in the board that will occur next month when two directors depart and newly elected directors take their seats. Read more »

Happy New Water Season to you!

Diversion

Tuesday was Nov. 1, the start of the season when the community is allowed to divert water from the Cosumnes River into our reservoirs. We started sending river water to Lake Calero, above, first thing in the morning, according to Paul Siebensohn, director of field operations for the Community Services District. Siebensohn, in his position for nine years, said as far as he can recall, this is the first Nov. 1 when the Cosumnes had sufficient flow to allow diversion. Click photo for larger image.

Emergency water repair on Agua Vista

The Community Services District says it will be doing an emergency water line repair Thursday in the 6300 block of Agua Vista.  The job will require water to be shut off for less than five minutes, most likely between 10 a.m. and noon, the CSD said. Traffic controls may be needed at times to allow the construction equipment to get around.

CSD dedicates new water treatment plant

Water treatment plant

The Community Services District celebrated the completion of its $12 million high-tech water treatment plant Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. After remarks by CSD President Jerry Pasek, General Manager Darlene Gillum and Sacramento County Supervisor Roberta MacGlashan, representatives of the community’s governing organizations toured the plant guided by Paul Siebensohn, director of field operations, who pointed out some of its features.  A buffet lunch provided by North developers followed at the Country Club. The plant was financed by North and South developers and the CSD.  Pasek praised the water the ultra-filtration system produces, saying, “It’s actually better than most bottled water.” Click photo for larger image.

CSD alters irrigation rules, joins county panel

In a special meeting Wednesday, the Community Services District board followed the state lead and loosened its irrigation restrictions to allow three-times-a-week landscape watering. The board also appointed a representative to a county committee on development, an appointment that followed questions about whether the meetings will be public – they won't – and a bit of wrangling over who would be named to the committee. Read more »

Greens Park advances; Security chief retires

At its monthly meeting, the Community Services District supported a plan to put the long-delayed Greens Park out to bid and considered amending restrictions on water use to allow three watering days a week. The meeting began with the announcement that Security Chief Greg Remson is retiring at the end of July. Read more »

CSD reviews parks role, new budget

The Community Services District's role in creating community parks, the possibility of no rate increase this fiscal year, and addressing issues in the new water treatment plant dominated the February board meeting and other recent CSD sessions. Read more »

There's enough water, CSD tells county

At its January board meeting, the Community Services District approved a report that concludes the district has enough water to supply new development and announced the appointment of a security sergeant. Read more »

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