Sagebrush Tank Water Outages

posted Mar 6, 2012, 9:14 AM by James Hansen

Well everything is on track for this morning.  Water Service will be shut off at 10:00 am.  I will have it back up and running as soon as possible.  If you have an emergency or any questions, please call the office at 760-247-9405 up till 1:30 pm.  After that please call 760-912-9400.  The second number is the after hours emergency line.  Please call only if it's urgent.  I will be in the field with this project until about 7:00pm this evening.

Take Care,


Water Outages

posted Dec 1, 2011, 8:56 AM by James Hansen   [ updated Dec 1, 2011, 8:59 AM ]

Hi Folks,  I wanted to use this area as a notification tool as well.  Please see my  attachment to this post about our Capital Improvement Projects (CIP). 

I will post here again when I have a firm date for the earthquake connector installations.

Please call if you have any questions.

James Hansen

Flower Sale & a Class for you

posted Oct 4, 2011, 11:33 AM by James Hansen

Hi Folks, 

Just wanted to let you know we received a flyer from our water conservation group about Home Depots upcoming "Water Conservation Plant Sale" happening on October 15th, from 9-2.  We have been after the local big box stores to sell plants that are more adapt for this desert region.  If they get a good turnout on Saturday they will hold more of these sales next year.  Give it a shot. 

Next is the ongoing series, "The ABCs of Water" held at Mojave Water Agencies headquarters in Apple Valley.  This installment is entitled, "How to Prepare and Avoid Winter Emergencies".  We hope it will have lots of great information about winterizing and protection of water pipes around your home. 


Water Conservation Classes

posted Mar 10, 2011, 8:07 AM by James Hansen

The Alliance for Water Awarness and Conservation (AWAC) is offering five workshops through May showing how to conserve water in our outdoor yards.  These folks do a wonderful job of presenting the materials.  And they are FREE!  Let me know if you would like to see a class similar to this, or on a different subject entirely, hosted here at the District.

Emergency Preparedness Fair in Apple Valley

posted Mar 2, 2011, 1:40 PM by James Hansen   [ updated Mar 2, 2011, 1:44 PM ]

Please click below to view the flyer for the Apple Valley Emergency Preparedness Fair.

Lot's of good things going on here in April!

Finance Committee

posted Mar 1, 2011, 1:11 PM by James Hansen

The Finance Committee will hold their second meeting on Thursday, March 10th @ 10:00am here at the District office.  The public is welcome to attend.

Finance Committee

posted Feb 22, 2011, 12:57 PM by James Hansen   [ updated Feb 22, 2011, 1:02 PM ]

The FY 2011-12 Finance Committee will hold their first meeting on February 24th, 2011.  It will start promptly at 10:00am.  You are all invited to attend and voice your opinions and ideas.  It will be held in the District meeting room.  Please call or drop by if you need some sort of special arraignments made.

We hope to see some of you there!

The Dr. Oz show and water quality

posted Feb 15, 2011, 12:50 PM by James Hansen

Today, Dr Oz will host a segment about water quality and testing on his show.  We received an "ALERT" from the American Water Works Association (AWWA) to let us know that questions may be coming.  Dr Oz in the past has taken an alarmist attitude toward water.  I am enclosing a link to the AWWA Drink site . You can find lots of great information on this website.  And it is monitored and administrated by leading figures in the water production industry.  Lots of good information!

If you can't find what you are looking for there,  then as always, drop by, give me a call or send me an email and I'll find the answers you are looking for.  Take Care,  James Hansen

Recent article about MRCWD's SCADA system

posted Feb 2, 2011, 9:05 PM by James Hansen   [ updated Feb 3, 2011, 2:10 PM ]

Please click here to read an article about MRCWD's water savings through automation.  The article is entitled "Systems Integrator Helps Desert Districts Conserve Precious Resource"


posted Jan 3, 2011, 8:56 AM by James Hansen   [ updated Jan 3, 2011, 9:00 AM ]

The office will be closed today, January 3rd, 2011, due to SNOW.  Yes that's right.  There are 3 to 4 inches on the ground with an addition 8 inches expected before tomorrow.  We hope this won't mess up your schedule too badly.  As always, for emergencies call 760-912-9400.

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