CSD pushes to have Rio Oso water tank back for July 4

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The Rancho Murieta Community Services District is pushing contractors to have the Rio Oso water tank back in service by July 4. Read more » about CSD pushes to have Rio Oso water tank back for July 4

Rio Oso tank rehab delayed, water conservation effort to continue

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The Rancho Murieta Community Services District says completion of the Rio Oso water tank rehabilitation project could be delayed until June 21. Residents in Unit 3 and 4 on the North are asked to continue to conserve water by following the landscape watering schedule the CSD imposed in April and by not watering at all during the peak period between 5 and 10 a.m. Read more » about Rio Oso tank rehab delayed, water conservation effort to continue

CSD suffers wastewater spill but says none reached the Cosumnes

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The Rancho Murieta Community Services District estimates about 150,000 gallons of reclaimed wastewater spilled from a lake on the South golf course over a five-hour period this week. According to the CSD, none of the water reached the Cosumnes River. Read more » about CSD suffers wastewater spill but says none reached the Cosumnes

CSD lays out Security's limitations in advance of community meeting

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Security patrol officers are not peace officers and do not have limited law enforcement authority, according to a detailed overview of Security's powers to be presented at a special CSD community meeting next week. Read more » about CSD lays out Security's limitations in advance of community meeting

CSD trying to reduce 20% rate hike, but there's little success so far

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The Community Services District is looking for ways to reduce a "worst case" budget increase of 20 percent for 2008-2009, but so far the savings are modest. Rates for water, sewer, garbage collection, drainage and security services would go up in July. Read more » about CSD trying to reduce 20% rate hike, but there's little success so far

CSD decision indicates development could be six years off

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In a move that may mean long-opposed development in Murieta won't get under way for at least six years, the Community Services District has ended negotiations with developers to expand the community's water treatment facilities. Read more » about CSD decision indicates development could be six years off

CSD calls for 20.5% rate increase

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The Community Services District board of directors has decided to take an aggressive approach to restoring reserves that have been hard-hit in recent years. As a result, residents will soon receive a notice about rate increases in the draft 2008-2009 budget that would take the average monthly bill from $114.44 to $137.89, an increase of 20.5 percent Read more » about CSD calls for 20.5% rate increase

Landscape watering restrictions hit 700 North households

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The Community Services District announced irrigation restrictions Wednesday for the area above the second Guadalupe Drive in Murieta North. Irrigation in Units 3 and 4 will be limited to alternate days until the Rio Oso tank is online again. The 1.2-million-gallon tank was taken offline for rehabilitation work last fall, and it's expected to be back in service June 7. Read more » about Landscape watering restrictions hit 700 North households

CSD workshop on recycled water at 7 p.m.

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The Community Services District holds the last in a series of workshops on recycled water feasibility Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the CSD Building. The CSD currently provides recycled water for golf course irrigation. The feasibility study looks at the potential to use recycled wastewater for landscape irrigation as the community grows. The agenda and presentation are available here. Read more » about CSD workshop on recycled water at 7 p.m.

Not your usual sprinkler break

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A plume of water estimated at 80 to 100 feet appeared over the Fairways Wednesday after a water main on the North Course next to De La Cruz Drive broke around 5:30 p.m. The water display ended when Country Club personnel closed the valve that supplies irrigation water from Bass Lake to the 10-inch pipe.
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