Laguna Joaquin levels fall, flies increase

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Video of the July RMA meeting (46 minutes)

Laguna Joaquin's level has been dropping, the Rancho Murieta Association board was told at its meeting Tuesday night, and the lake will continue to drop for as long as work continues on the pipe that brings it water from the Cosumnes River. Read more » Read more » about Laguna Joaquin levels fall, flies increase

Residents get CSD letter on water violation

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The Community Services District on Friday mailed community members a notice about a violation in contaminant standards for our drinking water. The CSD board discussed the violation at its February meeting and said a followup letter to the community was likely.

The letter, which you can download here, makes the following points: Read more » about Residents get CSD letter on water violation

CSD is headed for 1.3% bill increase

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The Community Services District is moving toward a 2017-18 budget with an overall increase of 1.32 percent in the average monthly residential bill. Read more » about CSD is headed for 1.3% bill increase

Trails, water violation discussed at CSD

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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 » about Trails, water violation discussed at CSD

CSD discusses whether wider role is proper

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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 » about CSD discusses whether wider role is proper

CSD approves review of capital, water fees

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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 » about CSD approves review of capital, water fees

Happy New Water Season to you!

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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. Read more » about Happy New Water Season to you!

Emergency water repair on Agua Vista

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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. Read more » about Emergency water repair on Agua Vista

CSD dedicates new water treatment plant

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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. Read more » about CSD dedicates new water treatment plant

CSD alters irrigation rules, joins county panel

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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 » about CSD alters irrigation rules, joins county panel

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