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Excellence in Water Leadership Awarded to GM Mary Henrici

MONTEREY, CA–(Marketwired – May 04, 2016) –  The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) today presented its 2016 Excellence in Water Leadership Award to Mary Henrici, the recently departed general manager of the Rio Linda/

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New General Manager

Please Welcome the District's New General Manager, Ralph Felix.

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Waterways Newsletter Vol. 2 2016

A Publication of the Rio Linda/Elverta Community Water District Waterways Vol 2 2016

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GM Report

3-17 to 4-13-2016 MANAGER REPORT

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Proposition 218 Notices

Notice have been mailed to all customer receiving District services regarding a Public Hearing  set for Monday, May 16, 2016 @ 7 p.m. to propose a Water Rate Increase for the customers of the Rio Linda /Elverta Community

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Planning Committee Meeting

Planning Committee meeting will be held Friday, June 3, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.

Location : Sacramento Metro Fire Department 6609 Rio Linda Blvd, Rio Linda, CA 95673


Agenda to be determined.




water-conservationWe want to Congratulate the RLECWD customers for working hard To SAVE WATER!!
May: 39%                  June: 35.5%
July: 41.8%               August: 38.3%
September: 24.6%  
October: 25.6%
November: 34%       December: 25.1%

On December 21, 2015, The Board of Directors approved changes to the Conservation Ordinance for The Rio Linda / Elverta CWD which went in effect January 21, 2016.

Ordinance No. 2015-01
Stage 2- Water Warning
 **Warm/Dry Season
(typically April thru October)**
 ● Lawns and/or ground cover may be watered and landscaping/pastures may be irrigated for properties with
ODD    number street addresses only on Saturdays and Wednesdays.
EVEN  number street addresses only on Sundays and Thursdays.

● Plant containers, trees, shrubs and vegetable gardens may be watered additional days using drip irrigation or hand watering.
● No watering after 48 hours of measureable rain per the Governor’s Mandated Regulations.
● Failing to fix leaks or faulty sprinklers within 7 days of detection.
● Allowing water to leave customer’s property by drainage onto adjacent properties or public or private roadways or streets due to excessive irrigation and/or uncorrected leaks.
● Using water to wash down sidewalks, driveways, parking areas, tennis courts, or other paved areas except to alleviate immediate safety or sanitation hazards.
● Private vehicle/equipment washing conducted with a hose must include an automatic shutoff nozzle and hand-held bucket.
The washing of vehicles is permitted only on watering days.
Odd: Saturdays and Wednesdays
Even: Sundays and Thursdays
● Open hoses must be equipped with automatic shutoff nozzles.

Please click the link below for the full Ordinance.

To report a water waste call, please call the District Office at (916) 991-1000 or send an email to questions@rlecwd.com.


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