Wednesday, 17 September 2014
Meadow Fire in Yosemite National Park Final Information for Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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County backs Forest Service in logging suit

Mariposa Weather for Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Cooler today as the high temp tops out near 87 degrees for the day. Yesterday's high temp at the SST weather station was 95.1 degrees, 3.9 degrees cooler than Monday's high temp. Thursday's high temp should cool off to around 80 degrees with partly cloudy skies. On Thursday/Friday the mountains may see rain showers and T-Storms.

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 Canadian Citizen Sentenced in Scheme to Use Fresno Trucking Front to Smuggle Cocaine Into Canada
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House Passes Congressman Jeff Denham Bill to Extend VA Benefit Programs
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Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks Report Pilot Rescued After Plane Crash In Park
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Merced Police Officers Arrest Man for a Stabbing on Bear Creek Drive
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Woman Sentenced For Growing Marijuana In Sequoia National Forest And Damaging Public Lands
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Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department Detectives Ask for Assistance in Denair Birthday Stabbing

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Courtney Fire Rages at Bass Lake

This image captured of the Courtney Fire
shows such tragic beauty... unfortunately
many homes were lost to the flames.

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of YosemiteLandscapes.com. 

Thanks for sharing Darvin!
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Some Fire Information May Be Out of Date:
NEW for Tuesday Evening:
Courtney Fire Destroys 33 Homes, Stays At 320 Acres

Fire Crews Making Progress In Courtney Fire, Some Areas Still Threatened
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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.