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State passes Emergency
SACRAMENTO - The state Water Resources Control Board adopted a resolution July 15 adopting an an emergency regulation for urban water conservation.
Even though the regulation defines urban water districts as those with 3,000 or more customers the way the regulation is written the term “all water suppliers” is used liberally, a mention is made for companies regulated by the Public Utilities Commission, which could include the Johnson Park Water Works, and discusses water leaks, which might make the Fall River CSD nervous and reporting requirement that could affect all three local districts.
The Burney Water District will discuss the resolution its potential impact on the Burney District and the steps the district needs to take at the board’s monthly meeting, this Thursday, 6:30 p.m. at the Raymond Berry Pool on Bailey Street. The meeting is open to the public.
The resolution, as written states tht the Water (Resources) Board calls on water suppliers to take the following actions:
Taggers are bold in Burney
Even the Burney office of the California Highway Patrol isn’t immune when it comes to taggers. This was apparently done Friday night or early Saturday morning.
IN THE NEWS
Six Will Compete for Fair Queen’s Crown
Top Row, from left to right: 1.Amy Brown Sponsored by Rocking “B” Ranch (Tim & Kim Brown), 2. Taylor Corder Sponsored by Clifford Cunningham Fencing, Corder Farms, Shasta Green & Taylor Roads. 3. Loni Denny Sponsored by Blackberry Patch, Chatty Kathy’s Cafe, Melanie Denny, Norris Ranch & Paul Voltura.
Bottom Row, from left to right: 1. Haley Henderson Sponsored by
The Hair House, Intermountain Floors, & Scott’s Guaranteed
Glass. 2. Ericka Stevenson Sponsored by Adin Supply, California
Style, Del Logging, Juniper Junction & Oney Frosty. 3.
Rachael Wellemeyer Sponsored by Ernie & Joanne Bruce, Oilar’s Ag
Service, McArthur Farm Supply, Valley Hardware & Intermountain
PG&E cleans up south end of Main
Land that is not essential for ongoing operations has been made available for donation to qualified entities recommended by the Pacific Forest and Watershed Lands Stewardship Council. All 140,000 acres companywide is subject to conservation easements.
In anticipation of a donation to the Fall River Community Services District, PG&E is addressing environmental impacts. PG&E will remove approximately 13 truckloads of soil containing lead-based paint and fuel; backfill excavated areas with clean fill material; and restore the site, including hydroseeding with a native plant seed mix to prevent erosion.
Work will continue through August.
Know what to do if fire comes
Temperatures have been high and rainfall low for most of the
spring and summer to date. With the exception of a few days
early this week the forecast is for high temperatures for the
next 10 days.
Artists and Bicyclists Discuss Future
Morris arranged for Shasta Regional Foundation Program Officer
Amanda Hutchings (shown left), to explain the various grant
programs available to those interested in those two areas of
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Mountain Echo Management
Modoc picks up 18 lightning fires
ALTURAS – As of 8:00 p.m. Sunday, approximately 18 lightningcaused fires have been detected across the Modoc National Forest. The fires are located on the Devil’s Garden, Doublehead and Warner Mountain ranger districts and vary in size from less than one acre to the largest at 12 acres.
The Mud Fire is reported at 12 acres, about 15 miles west of Canby, with airtankers assigned to assist firefighters on the ground. In addition, two helicopters, one helitanker, numerous engines, crews, and dozers have been dispatched to help contain these fires with more resources ordered.
Rain has accompanied some of
the storms, making access difficult on occasion. The National
Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch through Tuesday
evening with the potential for more lightning.
Trails Association contract study
MOUNT SHASTA - The Great Shasta Rail Trail Association (GSRTA)
and the Volcanic Legacy Community Partnership (VLCP) signed an
agreement with Schlumpberger Consulting Engineers (SCE) of Mount
Shasta to conduct engineering inspections on the proposed Great
Shasta Rail Trail (GSRT) earlier this month. SCE will inspect
seven bridges and a large number of culverts along the trail to
assess the current condition and identify safety concerns prior
to opening the trail segments for public use. Schlumpberger
engineers will prepare a report with their recommendations for
rehabili-tating the structures, conceptual designs of the
restored bridges, cost estimates to complete the rehabilitation,
and recommendations for repairing and/ or replacing culverts.
SCE President, Charles Schlump-berger, said the work started on
July 9 and should be completed by December 31, 2015.
Artists consider forming an organization
By Janet Chandler
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