Board Member Rotelli named to Mountain Counties Board

At the December 11, 2012, joint Mountain Counties Water Resources Association (MCWRA)/ Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) members meeting, the MCWRA executive membership elected Delbert Rotelli (Tuolumne Utilities District Board Member) and Art Toy (Amador Water Agency Board Member) to the MCWRA Board of Directors.  Rotelli and Toy will begin their two-year term on … Continue reading

Freezing Temperatures Predicted this Week

According to the National Weather Service, the Mother Lode can expect low temperatures to drop into the low 20’s by Tuesday evening. Tuolumne Utilities District (TUD) would like to remind customers to make sure their home and property is ready to withstand freezing temperatures. “Taking time now to do some preventative measures can save water, … Continue reading

Protect Your Pipes and the Environment

With the holiday season officially kicking off for the Thanksgiving holiday, many Tuolumne County residents will be busy cooking in their kitchens.  To avoid potential plumbing and sewer disasters, Tuolumne Utilities District (TUD), would like to remind residents to avoid pouring fats or cooking oils down the drain because liquid fats solidify in the pipes … Continue reading

November-December 2012 On Tap

In This Issue Winter Operations – Freezing Pipes Save the Environment and Your Pipes Staff Spotlight – Rich Pitcher Gardening Tips – Plant Bulbs General Manager’s Corner On Tap – Click here to read the November-December issue.

State Holds Public Workshop on Pinecrest Lake Levels

The Tuolumne Utilities District (TUD) is concerned about the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB)’s recommended Pinecrest Lake level elevations that will be discussed at a public workshop this Thursday, October 4, 2012, at the Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors Chambers. Over the past several decades, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) and TUD have made … Continue reading

TUD’s Annual Ditch Outage-Conservation

The Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) Main Canal that provides Tuolumne Utilities District’s primary water supply will be shut down for PG & E’s regular maintenance from Monday, October 8th through Monday, October 15, 2012. During this period, TUD asks that everyone pitch in to help protect the limited water storage. Without water coming in … Continue reading

Zone 2 Tank Replacement

PROJECT UPDATE: Construction is nearly completed on a new 600,000 gallon storage water tank located in the Twain Harte- Sugar Pine area. The Zone 2 and Meadowbrook tanks that are currently out of service are essential for water storage during the District’s annual ditch outage that will start Monday, October 8th, 2012. The new larger … Continue reading

TUD Ends Mandatory Water Conservation

Tuolumne Utilities District’s (TUD) as of today, Tuesday, September 4, 2012, is ending the State mandated water conservation restrictions for all of its water customers. TUD issued mandatory water conservation measures to all of its water customers as of July 24th. The mandatory measures were part of a requirement issued by the State Water Resources … Continue reading

September-October 2012 On Tap

In This Issue Ditch Outage – October Ditch History Staff Spotlight Gardening Tips General Manager’s Corner Click here to read the September-October issue.

Fire Flow Improvements Helped Combat Fire

Tuolumne Utilities District improvements to the Monte Grande water system helped with battling the Armario Fire that ignited yesterday in Soulsbyville. Tuolumne Utilities District (TUD) in 2007 made improvements to the Monte Grande water distribution system. Part of the improvements included installing 10 new fire hydrants in the area replacing an old system of standpipe … Continue reading