YUCCA VALLEY SEWER ASSESSMENTS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

The final version of the Assessment District Engineer’s Report for the Wastewater Reclamation Project (the sewer project) was approved last week by the Hi-Desert Water District’s Board of Directors and is now available to view online at www.protectgroundwater.org. In the report, property owners will find information about how each individual

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HI-DESERT WATER APPROVES ASSESSMENT REPORT

Calling its meeting last night one of the most important meetings the Hi-Desert Water District has ever had, the Board of Directors approved the engineer’s assessment district report during a marathon 4-hour meeting, in which directors discussed the report for more than an hour. Assuming the voters pass an assessment

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board meets in a busy session tonight, with updates, reviews, contracts and loaning the public’s money to an employee with no interest. Managing editor Tami Roleff breaks down the agenda… The Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors will meet at 6:00 tonight. Among the items on

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SOME CONFUSION ABOUT THE YUCCA VALLEY SEWER ASSESSMENT VOTE

The state has mandated that the Town of Yucca Valley stop using septic tanks by next year, and the Hi-Desert Water District has chosen to build a wastewater treatment plant to treat its sewage. The water district will pay for the proposed $145 million sewer project by assessing a portion

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STATE INCREASES WATER ALLOCATIONS FOR LOCAL WATER AGENCIES

With three local water agencies, Hi-Desert, Joshua Basin, and Big Horn Desert View, taking or planning on taking state water to augment their aquifers, some good news: December storm runoff, and close coordination among federal and state water agencies to take advantage of it, will allow the California Department of

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HI-DESERT WATER BOARD ASKS FOR TRAINING, GET UPDATES TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert water District Board meets in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the board will ask for emergency training and get a series of updates…. Among the items on tonight’s agenda for the Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors, the board will be asked to approve a

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HI-DESERT WATER HEARS ABOUT NEED FOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGER

The Hi-Desert Water District Board met in regular session last night. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the meeting centered on the hiring of a Sewer treatment plant design and construction manager…. The Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors heard a presentation about choosing an engineering firm and construction manager for

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HI-DESERT WATER BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board will meet in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says a new dump truck and sewer system details are among items on the agenda… Among the items on the agenda for tonight’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors, the board will

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YUCCA VALLEY SEWER SYSTEM COSTS GO DOWN

With changes in sizes of pipes, the numbers and sizes of manhole covers, and project and construction management costs, the estimate for the Yucca Valley sewer project’s final cost has changed again. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the total cost of the wastewater project has decreased slightly… With the Yucca

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HI-DESERT WATER BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District will meet in Regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says an update on the sewer system and its funding are on the agenda… The Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors will meet for the first time in 2015 in a special meeting tonight. Among the

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STATE LOANS AVAILABLE FOR SEWER CONNECTION

The Hi-Desert Water District has recently released information about state loans that are available for Yucca Valley residents to help pay for their connection to the town’s sewer system. Managing editor Tami Roleff has the details… The State Water Resources Control Board is a state agency will offer an expanded

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SHERIFF INVESTIGATING HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT WATER THIEF

The Hi-Desert Water District is experiencing its own little water war with customers. According to a Sheriff’s report, residents in the 6500 block of Paxton Court were three months behind in paying their water bill, so the water district turned off the water on December 8. The next day, the

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT EMPLOYEES SPREAD HOLIDAY JOY

For 12 years, Hi-Desert Water District employees have donated to local charities during the holiday season. At the district’s annual holiday party, employees buy raffle tickets, and the money that is raised is donated back to local charities. This year, 38 water district employees raised $770. Tender Loving Christmas received

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT SELECTS PRESIDENT, HEARS OBJECTION TO PR FIRM PAYMENT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board met last night. Managing Editor Tami Roleff said after reorganization, there were some questions about a no-bid contract… The Hi-Desert Water District board of directors unanimously selected Bob Stadum to serve as its president next year. But Sarann Graham’s nomination of Dan Munsey for vice

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT BOARD IN BUSY SESSION TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board meets tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff looks at a very busy agenda… The Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors will hold its regular meeting at 6:00 tonight. On the agenda, the Board will nominate and elect a president and president-elect. Then the board will be

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ANNUAL YUCCA VALLEY LIGHT PARADE TOMORROW NIGHT

The Annual Light Parade will be held tomorrow evening in Yucca Valley. Reporter Taylor Thacker says bring the whole family, come see the parade and stay for the fun after…

The Annual Festival of Lights Parade is set to LIGHT UP THE WORLD Saturday, December 13, at 5:30 p.m. The

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT OFFER REBATES FOR LOW-FLOW TOILETS

Here is a great opportunity to save water and money. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how to get a Hi-Desert Water district rebate for a low-flow toilet… Hi-Desert Water District is offering a rebate to Yucca Valley customers who replace old toilets that use 3.5 gallons per flush or

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MORE DELAYS FOR YUCCA VALLEY SEWER PROJECT

Another setback for the Yucca Valley sewer system. The Hi-Desert Water District Board heard about another delay last night, before it went into closed session for a performance evaluation for General Manager Ed Muzik, where it gave him a unanimous vote of confidence. Managing editor Tami Roleff explains why the

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT BOARD MAY SET WATER ASSESSMENT VOTE DATE TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board may set a date for sewer assessment vote tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff takes a closer look… The Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors will hold their regular meeting tonight. Among the items on the agenda, the directors will be asked to schedule a date

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SIGN UP TODAY FOR A HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT BLOOD DRIVE NEXT WEEK

Lifestream will conduct a community blood drive on Wednesday, November 26, at Hi-Desert Water District in Yucca Valley from 9 to 1. Donors will receive a mini-physical. Donors must be at least 15 years old, weigh 110 pounds, and be in general good health. Blood donors should maintain their regular

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