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FEB 18, 6PM - WMWD HEARING ON WATER SHORTAGE CONTINGENCY PLAN

Residents Association of Greater Lake Mathews


RAGLM Board > Alerts > Feb 18, 6pm - WMWD hearing on Water Shortage Contingency Plan
1/8/2015 2:16:06 PM
Western Municiple Water District to speak at next RAGLM MeetingReply: Sandy
WMWD will be the speaker at our next RAGLM Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, January 21, 7:00 PM, Lake Mathews Meeting Room on El Sobrante.  Be sure to attend this important meeting so you can ask any questions or concerns you may have.
1/5/2015 8:04:22 AM
Feb 18, 6pm - WMWD hearing on Water Shortage Contingency PlanPost: Laurie

WMWD is proposing updating the Water Shortage Contingency Plan, with the following stages:

Stage 1     Water Supply Watch    -     Permanent mandatory prohibitions continually in effect during all stages in addition to the specific stage requirements.  Identical to the current plan.

Stage 2    Water Supply Alert    -    Affect a moderate reduction through voluntary actions, enhanced outreach and customer support programs.

Stage 3    Mandatory Waste Reduction    -    Reduce water consumption by 5% to 15%.
       
Stage 3a    Eliminate new adjustments to outdoor water budgets
Stage 3b    Eliminate Billing Tier 4 (All water use in excess of 126% of a customer's water budget will be charged at Tier 5 rate).
Stage 3c    Eliminate Billing Tier 3 (All water use in excess of 100% of a customer's water budget will be charged at the Tier 5 rate).

Stage 4    Mandatory Outdoor Reduction - Reduce water system consumption by 16% to 50%

Stage 4a   
Reduce all landscape/outdoor water budgets by 10%.   Request voluntary reduction in commercial water use.
Stage 4b     Reduce all landscape/outdoor  water budgets by 40%.  Reduce all commercial water budgets by 15%.  No new meters (construction or service).
Stage 4c    Reduce all landscape/outdoor water budgets by 65%.  Reduce all commercial water budgets by 30%.

Stage 5    Catastrophic Loss (Indoor Reduction) - Significantly reduce water consumption to protect public health, safety and fire flow.  All outdoor water use is prohibited through these sub-Stages:

Stage 5a    Commercial water budget reduced by 30%.  Residential INDOOR water budgets reduced by 10%. 54 gallons per person per day for indoor water use.
Stage 5b    Reduce indoor residential water budgets by 15%.  51 gallons per person per day for indoor water use.
Stage 5c    Reduce indoor residential water budgets by 20%.  48 gallons per person per day for indoor water use
           


This hearing is February 18, 2015 at 6pm, at the WMWD office at 14205 Meridian Parkway, Riverside (near Alessandro and I-215). 

PLAN TO ATTEND THIS HEARING TO VOICE YOUR CONCERNS.






Laurie

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