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Annual Newsletter

 The District is a public agency formed in 1961 currently governed by five elected Directors, each of whom is a property owner within McKinney Estates, as shown below:

BOARD OF DIRECTORS      

President                  Jerry Swartfager                  

Vice President         Vince Dangler                 

Director                     Scott Cotner                  

Director                     Mickey Noack                

Director                     Kim Arcidiacono

Please contact our office if you would like information to serve as a future Board Member.

 

(530)-307-9032 Please call Graham in case of water emergency.

 

MONTHLY MEETINGS

The District’s monthly meetings are held at 8:00 a.m. on the fourth Friday of each month. Contact the Office or check the website (www.mckinneywaterdistrict.com) for the current meeting location.  Each meeting will be teleconferenced as well.  The teleconference number is: (855) 212-0212.  Meeting ID#963-145-770.  The public is welcome to attend Board Meetings in person or via teleconference.

 

EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM

The District has implemented an emergency alert system to keep all our property owners informed of any water emergency within the district. Over the last few years we have requested owners contact phone numbers via the water bill return slip.  Sadly, we have only received 75% of those phone numbers. It is vitally important that we have everyone’s contact information in case there is a water emergency.  Without this information, we will not be able to reach you though our alert system.  If you haven’t already done so, please contact the District Office at 916 806-0510 or (redacted)  and leave your name, property address and phone number.  This information is for district use only and will not be shared.

 

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS IN 2020

The Board will make a decision this year as to the next scheduled water line replacement project. The project will begin within the next few years.

 

ANNUAL WATER BILLS

The annual water bills for users (and standby connections) will be mailed on April 01, 2020.  Payment is due no later than June 30, 2020.  Any late or non-payments will be assessed with a penalty (10% for users and $10.00 for standby connections) on the County Tax Roll.

 

CROSS CONNECTION CONTROL PROGRAM  

The program is mandated by the California Department of Public Health (CPDH) and the backflow prevention device(s) must be tested annually. The MWD has contracted with B&L Backflow to administer this required program. If you have future plans to build, remodel or install outside irrigation, please contact B&L Backflow to help determine the appropriate device(s) for your project and help protect our drinking water at (775) 831-0123.

The 2020 deadline for testing the backflow devices is August 15th to avoid water shut-off.  Thank you to all of the homeowners who have participated in the backflow program.

 

CONSUMER CONFIDENCE REPORT 2019

The report contains information about detected contaminants in your drinking water and related required language of specific health risks and phone numbers for more information. All of the most recent testing has been completed by the MWD and that data is provided in your 2019 Consumer Confidence Report. The McKinney Water District is pleased to report that there were no violations.

This report is available on our website at www.mckinneywaterdistrict.com.  If you would like to receive this report via regular mail or email, please contact our office at (916) 806-0510.

 

ANNUAL WATER PRODUCTION: 12,867,972 Gallons

May contain: text Water Usage Chart

                                               

 District Water Valves

The District valves located at the street are property of McKinney Water District and cannot be operated by the homeowner or their agent.  Homeowners must call the District Agent for assistance with the operation of the valve at the street.  Please provide ample time to schedule an appointment.

 

Website

Be sure to check out our newly designed website. www.mckinneywaterdistrict.com.  You can access the Board Meeting Minutes, Meeting Agenda’s, Ordinances and informational links to other water related websites as well as our contact information.

Please contact the District Office at (916) 806-0510 with any water company related questions and/or comments.                         

 

Water Conservation Tips for Consumers

Did you know that the average U.S. household uses approximately 400 gallons of water per day or 100 gallons per person per day?  Luckily, there are many low-cost and no-cost ways to conserve water.  Small changes can make a big difference – try one today and soon it will become second nature.

  • Take short showers – a 5 minutes shower uses 4 to 5 gallons of water compared to up to 50 gallons for a bath.
  • Shut off water while brushing your teeth, washing your hair, and shaving and save up to 500 gallons a month.
  • Use a water-efficient showerhead.  They are inexpensive, easy to install, and can save you up to 750 gallons a month.
  • Run your clothes washer and dishwasher only when they are full.  You can save up to 1,000 gallons a month.
  • Water plants only when necessary.
  • Fix leaking toilets and faucets.  Faucet washers are inexpensive and take only a few minutes to replace.  To check your toilet for a leak, place a few drops of food coloring in the tank and wait.  If it seeps into the toilet bowl without flushing, you have a leak.  Fixing it or replacing it with a new, more efficient model can save up to 1,000 gallons a month.
  • Adjust sprinklers so only your lawn is watered.  Apply water only as fast as the soil can absorb it and during the
  • cooler parts of the day to reduce evaporation.
  • Teach your kids about water conservation to ensure a future generation that uses water wisely.  Make it a family effort to reduce next month’s water bill!
  • Visit https://www.epa.gov/watersense for more information.