Friday, 27 March 2015
Tree Limbing, Thinning and Brushing for Wildfire Prevention in Mariposa County

Frank Diaz USFS presentation on Tree Limbing, Thinning and Brushing for Wildfire Prevention in Mariposa County.
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Tuolumne County's water outlook worse than thought

Mariposa Weather for Friday, March 27, 2015
Yesterday's high temp of 80.1 was the warmest day since November 6, 2015 when Mariposa topped out at 81 degrees for the day.
Sunny and warmer today with a high temp near 82 degrees while the low temp tonight comes in around 52 degrees. Yesterday's high temp in Mariposa topped out at 80.1 degrees, 10.2 degrees warmer than Wednesday. The low temp yesterday was 48.0 degrees. The last weekend of March will have Mariposa temps in the high 70's with sunny skies. The Sierra crest has a very slight chance of rain on Saturday/Sunday.
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Bureau of Reclamation Releases Draft Environmental Documents for Mendota Pool Group Exchange Agreements

Modesto farmers will be allowed to sell water to each other

China Peak Ski Resort Looks For Ways To Recover After Another Bad Ski Season

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California Mandatory Water Conservation Regulation Goes Into Effect



On July 29, 2014, an emergency regulation to increase conservation practices for all Californians went into effect. The new conservation regulation targets outdoor urban water use. In some areas of the State, 50 percent or more of daily water use is for lawns and outdoor landscaping. This regulation establishes the minimum level of activity that residents, businesses and water suppliers must meet as the drought deepens and will be in effect for 270 days unless extended or repealed.

The regulation, adopted by the State Water Board July 15, and approved by the Office of Administrative Law July 28, mandates minimum actions to conserve water supplies both for this year and into 2015. For more information please visit the Conservation Regulation Portal.

With this regulation, all Californians are expected to stop: washing down driveways and sidewalks; watering of outdoor landscapes that cause excess runoff; using a hose to wash a motor vehicle, unless the hose is fitted with a shut-off nozzle, and using potable water in a fountain or decorative water feature, unless the water is recirculated. The regulation makes an exception for health and safety circumstances.

Larger water suppliers are required to activate their Water Shortage Contingency Plan to a level where outdoor irrigation restrictions are mandatory. In communities where no water shortage contingency plan exists, the regulation requires that water suppliers either limit outdoor irrigation to twice a week or implement other comparable conservation actions. Finally, large urban water suppliers must report water use on a monthly basis to track progress beginning Aug. 15.

Local agencies could ask courts to fine water users up to $500 a day for failure to implement the conservation requirements of the regulation, in addition to their existing authorities and processes. Compliance with prohibitions and water agency restrictions on customer water use will be locally enforced. The State Water Board could initiate enforcement actions against water agencies that don’t comply with the new regulations. Failure to comply with a State Water Board enforcement order by water agencies is subject to up to a $10,000 a day penalty. To report state agency water waste, visit http://www.saveourh2o.org/report-water-waste

Governor Brown has called on all Californians to reduce their water use by 20 percent and prevent water waste – visit SaveOurH2O.org to find out how everyone can do their part, and visit Drought.CA.Gov to learn more about how California is dealing with the effects of the drought.