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Water Emergency in Laytonville Water District

The following is a press release from the Laytonville County Water District:

EMERGENCY ORDER RESTICTING BULK WATER USAGE
THIS ORDER EFFECTIVE MONDAY, JULY 27, 2020
AND CONTINUES UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Due to an operational emergency, the District can only produce water at 50% of normal production rates. This means that all customers, including bulk water haulers, are required to conserve water on a mandatory basis.

Therefore, the District has issued this Emergency Order that takes effect at 12:01 a.m. (Sunday night-Monday morning) on Monday, July 27, 2020, and continues in effect until further notice.

Pursuant to the Emergency Order, the Bulk Water Fill Station located at the Long Valley Fire Department, at the intersection of Branscomb Road and Willis Avenue, in Laytonville, CA is closed to the public, including all Bulk Haulers, between the hours of 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Sunday. There are no exceptions to this Order.

Any individual who violates this Order will have their Bulk Water Access Privileges permanently revoked.

Pursuant to the District’s General Ordinance and this Emergency Order, it is illegal for anyone, including Bulk Haulers, to take water from any District hydrant or other water appurtenance, at anytime. Individuals who violate this provision will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

If you have any questions regarding this Emergency Order, please contact the District Office at 707 984-6444.

Thank you for your cooperation in this important matter.Jim Shields
District Manager
Laytonville County Water District

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