Prepare Your Home for Freezing Temperatures

Cold frigid temperatures are predicted to hit the Mother Lode the next couple of days. According to the National Weather Service, the Mother Lode can expect low temperatures to drop into the mid 20’s by early Tuesday morning. Tuolumne Utilities District (TUD) would like to remind customers to make sure their home and property is … Continue reading

December-January On Tap 2015

In This Issue Weather Outlook Has Improved Is Your Home Ready for the Cold? Outdoor Winterizing Tips by the Tuolumne County Master Gardeners Welcome new Board Members General Manager’s Corner-Getting Ready for the Coming Year Click to Read On Tap the December-January issue.

Sanitary Sewer Flushing in Downtown Sonora

Tuolumne Utilities District (TUD) will be flushing its sanitary sewer collection system on Lyons Street in downtown Sonora on Wednesday, November 26th from 7am to noon. In preparation for the Thanksgiving holiday, sanitary sewer flushing is a common maintenance activity used to improve pipe flow. While TUD maintenance crews are flushing, you may expect intermittent … Continue reading

Agencies Offer Tips to Avoid Disposing of Fats, Oils and Grease

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), along with Jamestown Sanitary District, Twain Harte Community Services District, Tuolumne City Sanitary District and Tuolumne County Solid Waste Department would like … Continue reading

TUD Teams Up with EPA on Drought Resilience Project

Tuolumne Utilities District (TUD) in Sonora has been contacted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop a drought response outreach guide to help other water utilities nationwide to combat drought issues. Starting this week, a specialized crew of Strategic Planners, Engineers, EPA coordinators and video producers will be filming in Tuolumne County to … Continue reading

Phoenix Lake Project Moves Forward

Tuolumne Utilities District (TUD) plans to advance on the next two phases of the Phoenix Lake Preservation and Restoration project. The District has recently received grant approval totaling over $4.5 million dollars for funding of this project. Phoenix Lake is an 88-acre water storage reservoir located approximately 3 miles east of the City of Sonora. … Continue reading

October-November On Tap 2014

In This Issue Ditch Outage in October Upcoming Election – November 4th Water Bond – Proposition 1 Save the Environment and Your Pipes! Best Plants for Drought Conditions General Manager’s Corner-Kick Off to the Water Year Click to Read On Tap the October-November issue.

Drought Collaboration Video with PG&E

Tuolumne Utilities District and Pacific Gas and Electric Company unite to highlight the collaboration that is needed during the drought in a video produced by PG&E, “Partnering during the Drought.” This two minute video filmed in July, on location at Lyons Reservoir, will be released this week in coordination with PG&E’s Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability … Continue reading

Water Conservation Reduced

“The community and Tuolumne Utilities District (TUD) customers have done an outstanding job with water conservation during this historic drought. Now that Labor Day has passed, TUD is able to receive water through its agreement with PG&E from Pinecrest Lake. The water conservation measures can be changed to Phase II water conservation,” states Tom Scesa, … Continue reading

TUD Board Candidates

An important election for the future of Tuolumne Utilities District is nearly two months away. The Board for Tuolumne Utilities District (TUD) has three vacancies to fill, two vacancies (four-year terms) and one vacancy (two-year term). “As we move forward, we will rely on the policy direction of our Board on important issues such as … Continue reading