HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT DISCUSSES LOW-INTEREST LOAN CUSTOMER SEWER HOOK-UPS

The Hi-Desert Water District had a preliminary discussion at its regular meeting last night about how the district would secure a low-interest loan from the State Revolving Fund, that would go to Yucca Valley residents to help them connect to the sewer system. The loan will go directly to the

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HI-DESERT WATER BOARD GETS A RAISE, SEWER PLANT UNDER BUDGET

Inflation—whether it was for directors’ compensation, or water rates—and saving money, were popular topics at Wednesday’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District board of directors. Managing editor Tami Roleff was there and explains… The board of directors of the Hi-Desert Water District receive $125 per meeting, an amount that hasn’t

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FEDERAL BILL WOULD EASE THE WAY FOR JOINT TWENTYNINE PALMS-MARINE BASE SEWER SYSTEM

Twentynine Palms and the neighboring Combat Center may be receiving some federal help in building a joint wastewater treatment facility. On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed its annual national security authorization bill, HR 2810, which encourages the base to cooperate with the city to provide a community sewage

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AVOID CONSTRUCTION ZONES IN YUCCA VALLEY

Several roads in Yucca Valley are under construction due to the sewer project in Yucca Valley. The Hi-Desert Water District is asking Memorial Day weekend travelers to avoid using Balsa Avenue and Avalon Avenue, north of the highway. On the south side of the highway, avoid Balsa and Hanford, Avalon

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HI-DESERT WATER IN SPECIAL AND REGULAR MEETINGS TONIGHT

Prior to tonight’s regular meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District board of directors, the directors will hold a special meeting at 5:15 to approve a resolution supporting a policy statement issued by the Association of California Water Agencies’ on the Bay-Delta water flow requirements. ACWA is against a proposal by

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1ST STAGES OF YUCCA VALLEY SEWER PROJECT COMPLETED

The largest public works project in the history of the Morongo Basin, the Yucca Valley sewer project, is moving along nicely. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the first stages have been completed… The first two stages of construction for the Hi-Desert Water District’s sewer project in Phase I have been

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AN UPDATE ON THE YUCCA VALLEY SEWER PROJECT

The Yucca Valley Town Council received an update on the sewer project from the HI-Desert Water District at its meeting Tuesday night. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in the details… Construction and repaving in the Paradise Park neighborhood is nearly complete. The construction process includes a 30-day notification to residents,

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HI-DESERT WATER LOOKS AT PERSONNEL AND MEMBRANE BIOREACTOR TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board also meets in regular session. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the board will look at personnel and membranes… Among the items on the agenda for tonight’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District board of directors are the modifications of the current position of staff accountant

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WORK STARTS TODAY ON THE YUCCA VALLEY WASTEWATER TREATMENT PROJECT

The largest civilian public works project in the history of the Morongo Basin breaks ground today. Construction of Yucca Valley’s sewer project is set to begin this morning, Monday, January 9. Sukut Construction will begin working in Stage 1 of Phase 1- Area “A” which is the east section of

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MEETING ON PROPOSED YUCCA VALLEY TAX MEASURES TOMORROW

The Town of Yucca Valley will hold informational sessions for the two tax measures placed on the November ballot for Yucca Valley voters. Measure Y would provide local funds (that are protected by law from the state), for local town services, including public safety and street and pothole repair. Measure

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HI-DESERT WATER LOOKS AT THREE SEWER-RELATED CONTRACTS TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District board will look at three contracts relating to sewer system construction tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda… The Hi-Desert Water District board of directors will be asked to award three contracts at its meeting tonight. The first contract is for the construction of the

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT MEETS, KUDOS AND UPDATES ON TAP

It will be kudos, contracts, and updates tonight for the Hi-Desert Water District. Managing editor Tami Roleff checks the Yucca Valley Water suppliers’ agenda… At tonight’s meeting of the board of directors of the Hi-Desert Water District, the district will be presented with two awards from the California Special Districts

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HI-DESERT WATER MAY DECLARE EMINENT DOMAIN ON 21 PROPERTIES TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board meets in regular session tonight. Among items including standby fees, the board will consider eminent domain proceedings. Managing editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda… The board of directors of the Hi-Desert Water District will hold their regular meeting tonight. Among the items on the agenda,

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YUCCA VALLEY SEWER PROJECT PRESENTATIONS OFFERED

If you have questions about the Yucca Valley sewer project, the Hi-Desert Water District is offering presentations to groups and local organizations. The presentations will be tailored to each group. The informative sessions include information about private property connections, assessment payments, construction stages, maintenance fees, state septic discharge prohibition, project

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STATE REGIONAL WATER BOARD MEETS ON YUCCA VALLEY SEWER DEADLINE

The State Regional Water Board will hold a rare meeting in Yucca valley tomorrow. On tap is an extension of the deadlines for septic prohibition in the town. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has more… The Colorado River Basin Regional Water Quality Control Board is expected to formally approve a resolution

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HI-DESERT WATER DELAYS ACTION ON FEES

A decision on whether to pass County process fees on the customers paying sewer assessment fees was postponed at last night’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District Board. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was at that meeting and files this report… The Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors postponed action at

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HI-DESERT WATER TO VOTE ON ADDED ON FEES

The Hi-Desert Water District will meet in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the board will decide if a county fee for sewer payments will be passed on… At tonight’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District’s board of directors, the directors will vote on placing a fee on

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HI-DESERT WATER MAY APPROVE EMINENT DOMAIN TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board meets in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the board will look at using eminent domain to clear the way for sewer lines… Among the items on the agenda of tonight’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District’s board of directors, the directors will

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REGIONAL WATER BOARD MEETS LOCALLY TONIGHT ON SEPTIC PROHIBITION DEADLINE

Late last year, the California Regional Water Quality Control Board extended the deadline for when Yucca Valley homes and businesses must stop using their septic systems, from 2016 to 2021 for Phase 1, and to 2025 for Phases 2 and 3. Managing editor says the board will hold a workshop

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WORKSHOP SET FOR NEW YUCCA VALLEY SEWER DEADLINES

Late last year, the California Regional Water Quality Control Board extended the deadline for when Yucca Valley homes and businesses must stop using their septic systems, from 2016 to 2021 for Phase 1, and to 2025 for Phases 2 and 3. Managing editor says the board will hold a workshop

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